- May 18, 2022
- |Law Everyday
UNDERSTANDING FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS
The maxim ignorantia Juris non-excusat or ignorantia legis neminem excusat is Latin for “ignorance of the law excuses not” or “ignorance of the law excuses no one” which means that a person who is unaware of a law may not escape liability for violating that law simply because they were unaware of it. This principle assumes that the law is made known to the public either by being printed in government journals or newspapers, made available on the Internet, or printed for sale at affordable prices. While this principle is trite, I . . .