Neminem Laedit Qui Jure Suo Utitur Law and Legal Definition

Neminem laedit qui jure suo utitur is a Latin maxim which means” he who exercises his legal rights harms no one”. The maxim has got application only in civil law. In civil law person standing on his/her own rights causes no harm to others. A person may exercise freedom of action as regards his or her property. But in criminal law one person’s act to protect his/her interest can cause injury to another.