Damnum sine injuria – damage without legal injury.
De bonis asportatis – Of goods carried away.
De bonis non administratis – Of goods not administered.
De die in diem – From day to day.
De facto – In fact.
De futuro – In the future.
De integro – As regards the whole.
De jure – Rightful, by right.
De minimis lex non curat – The law does not notice trifling matters.
De novo – Starting afresh.
Debile fundamentum fallit opus – Where there is a weak foundation, the work fails.
Debita sequuntur personam debitoria – Debts follow the person of the debtor.
Debitor non praesumitur donare – A debtor is not presumed to make a gift.
Debitum et contractus sunt nullius loci – Debt and contract are of no particular place.
Debitum in praesenti, solvendum in futuro – A present debt is to be discharged in the future.
Delegata potestas non potest delegari – A delegated authority cannot be again delegated.
Derivativa potestas non potest esse major primitiva – The power which is derived cannot be greater than that from which it is derived.
Deus solus haeredem facere potest, non homo – God alone, not man, can make an heir.
Dies Dominicus non est juridicus – Sunday is not a day in law.
Discretio est discernere per legem quid sit justum – Discretion is to discern through law what is just.
Doli incapax – Incapable of crime.
Dominium – Ownership.
Domus sua cuique est tutissimum refugium – Every man’s house is his safest refuge.
Dona clandestina sunt semper suspiciosa – Clandestine gifts are always suspicious.
Dormiunt leges aliquando, nunquam moriuntur – The laws sometimes sleep, but never die.
Doti lex favet; praemium pudoris est; ideo parcatur – The law favors dower; it is the reward of chastity, therefore let it be preserved.
Dubitante – Doubting the correctness of the decision.
Duo non possunt in solido unam rem possidere – Two cannot possess one thing each in entirety.