ALTERUM NON LAEDERE

alterum non laedere (al-t[schwa]r-[schwa]m [or awl-] non lee-d[schwa]-ree). [Latin “not to injure another”] Roman & civil law. To hurt no one by word or deed. • This was one of the three general precepts in which Justinian expressed the requirements of the law (Digest

1. 1.10.1; Institutes

1. 1.3). Cf. HONESTE VIVERE; SUUM CUIQUE TRIBUERE.