Pacta dant legem contractui – Validly concluded agreements bind the parties who make it as their own law.
Pacta privata juri publico non derogare possunt – Private contracts cannot derogate from public law.
Pacta sunt servanda – Contract binds.
Par delictum – Equal fault.
Pari passu – On an equal footing.
Pari passu pro rata parte – Rank and will rank at least on equal footing.
Partus sequitur ventrem – The offspring follows the mother.
Pater est quem nuptiae demonstrant – The father is he whom the marriage points out.
Peccata contra naturam sunt gravissima – Wrongs against nature are the most serious.
Pendente lite nihil innovetur – During litigation nothing should be changed.
Per curiam – In the opinion of the court.
Per minas – By means of menaces or threats.
Per quod – By reason of which.
Post mortem – After death.
Prima facie – On the face of it.
Prima impressionis – On first impression.
Pro hac vice – For this occasion.
Pro rata – In proportion.
Pro tanto – So far, to that extent.
Pro tempore – For the time being.
Publici juris – Of public right.