nemo debet bis vexari pro una et eadem causa


A man shall not be vexed twice for the same cause.

Easy way to remember

nemo = No man / Nobody / No one

debet = owes / owed

bis = Twice (bi = Two)

vexari = to be harassed / vexed / prosecuted

pro = for

una = one

et = and

eadem = idem / same

causa = cause of action

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