Judicis Officium Est Ut Res Ita Tempora Rerum Quarere; Quaesito Tempore Tutus Eris Law and Legal Definition

Judicis officium est ut res ita tempora rerum quarere; quaesito tempore tutus eris is a legal maxim in Latin. The maxim states that it is as much the duty of the judge to inquire into the timings of events as into the events themselves; by inquiring into the time you will be safe.