outward acts show the internal secrets.
This Latin maxim means that the outward acts show the internal secrets. In simpler words it means that the outward acts indicate the thoughts, which are hidden within. The law, in some cases, judges a man’s previous intentions by his subsequent acts. On this principle, if a man abuse and authority given to him by the law, he becomes a trespasser ab initio.
Not before a judge.
This legal maxim is of latin origin meaning a legal proceeding outside the authority of the judge, that is, without a judge, with no proper presence, or without any legal jurisdiction. Any order or sentence passed by a court or tribunal, which does not possess the authority to try an accused of that particular offence, shall be in violation of the law of the land, not enforceable, and it would be termed as Coram non judice.
“In deed”, “In fact” or “Actually”.
The literal meaning of “De Facto” is “in deed”, “in fact” or “Actually”. The word “De Facto” is of Latin origin, actually referring to something which does exist in fact, whether it may be recognized by lawful authority or not.
Not by violence, stealth or entreaty
Nec, Vi, Nec Clam, Nec Precario is a Latin legal maxim which means that, “not by violence, stealth or entreaty”. In other words it means that, ‘not by force, nor stealth, nor the license of the owner’. It is often referred in the context of adverse possession and other land law issues.