sic utere tuo ut alienum non laedas


sic utere tuo ut alienum non laedas
So use your own property as not to injure that of another. A maxim of the common law. 38 Am J1st Negl § 15. A maxim applicable to adjoining landowners and to a large extent governing in determining the rights, duties, and liabilities of adjoining landowners in respect of each other. 1 Am J2 Adj L § 2. A principle constituting to a large extent the foundation of the police power. 16 Am J2d Const L § 267.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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