Actus curiae neminem gravabit

The act of the court shall prejudice no one. The maxim was applied to support the entry of a judgment nunc pro tunc, where delay was the fault of the court. See Borer v Chapman, 119 US 587, 30 L Ed 532, 7 S Ct 342.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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