Latin Legal Terms


Emendo (or “emendare”) – this Latin verb literally means to amend, correct. In the Law of Contracts, when a negotiating party does not agree with a proposed version of contract, they usually request for amendments to suit better their interests. Also in the Court Procedures, the higher court as a result of appeal, can correct or amend the decision, issued by the lower court.
Synonyms of “emendo” are the Latin words “rectus” and “tarsus” that share the same meaning.

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