“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.
“V” was ruling a country for ten years after the sudden demise “T”, who was worker of “V” acquired leadership. “T” acquired the leadership without any legitimate, constitutional or lawful means. In this illustration, “T” is a de facto leader.
1. Brown V. Board of Education (1951).
2. Nguyen V. United States 593 US 69.
Law does not compel the doing of impossibilities.
This legal maxim is of the latin origin meaning the law does not compel you to do anything vain or impossible. It is a very old maxim that was discussed by Justice Owen in Hughey v. JMS Development, meaning laws do not compel a man to do something he cannot possibly perform. Here, the word “lex” literally means a system of law, “non” means does not, “cogit” means to compel, “ad” means to, and “impossibilia” means impossible.
Where there is a right, there is a remedy.
This is a legal maxim, which means that where there is a right, there is a remedy. To get a legal remedy, a person should possess a legal right. Whenever the law gives a right to a person or prohibits an injury, then it also provides a remedy. So to sue in the court of law, one should establish his right and its violation.
The judges do not answer to a question of fact
These legal maxims means that, ‘The judges do not answer to a question of fact; the jury do not answer to a question of Law’. In simple words, the question of law is for the judge to decide whereas question of fact are for the jury to decide. Question of law are the questions that are decided by taking the help of law. Question of fact are the questions that are decided on the basis of evidence given by both the parties in proof or disproof of a fact.