Legal Words and Phrases

  • Mutatis mutandis’—Meaning—Matters or things are generally the same, but to be altered when necessary, as to names, offices and the like. State of Kerala v. Haridasan, P. (F. B.) I.L.R. 2015 (1) Kerala
  • Obiter Dictum and Ratio Decidendi—Explained. Valsamma v. Abraham I.L.R. 2013 (1) Kerala
  • ‘Suicide’—Explained with reference to authorities —The causes which drive a person to commit suicide are varied and at times obscure. Mony v. State of Kerala I.L.R. 2010(1) Kerala
  • ‘Trespass’ and ‘Possession’, explained—Mere ‘trespass’ does not amount to ‘dispossession’.Varkey v. Chacko I.L.R. 2013 (1) Kerala