causa causantis causa est causati

The cause of the thing causing is the cause of the effect; a maxim which obviously leads to "a labyrinth of refined and bewildering speculation." Gilman v Noyes, 57 NH 627.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • causa causantis, causa est causati — /koza kozaentas, koza est kozeytay/ The cause of the thing causing is the cause of the effect …   Black's law dictionary

  • cause of a cause — See causa causantis causa est causati …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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