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Ad litem
For the suit or action.
An adult must be appointed as a guardian to sign court documents for a minor.
Alibi
Elsewhere, in another place.
An affirmative defense to a criminal charge.
Bona fide
In good faith.
Can be used to express honesty, sincerity, or legitimacy.
Causa
Cause.
Caveat
Beware.
Caveat emptor
Let the buyer beware.
Codex
A code of laws.
Consensus
Agreement.
Coram nobis
Before us.
A writ issued to correct an injury caused by a mistake made by the court.
Corpus delicti
Evidence that a crime was committed.
Corpus juris
Body of law.
The collected laws of the state or country.
De facto
In reality.
De jure
Sanctioned by Law.
De novo
Anew.
Duces tecum
Bring with you.
Ergo
Therefore.
Errata (plural)
erratum (singular)
Errors; or an error.
Et alia or Et. al.
And others.
Et cetera or etc.
And so on.
Et nunc et semper
From now on.
Exampli gratia or e.g.
For example.
Ex more
According to custom.
Ex officio
By virtue of the office.
Ex parte
From one side only.
Ex post facto
From what is done afterward.
Habeas corpus
You may have the body.
Hic et nunc
Here and now.
Hoc loco
In this place.
Ibidem or ibid
The same place.
Id est or i.e.
That is.