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Nemo pnnitnr sine injnria, fncto, um defslta. No one is punished unless for some wrong, act, or default. 2 Inst. 287.

Nemo qui condemns:-e potest, ab- Iulvera non potest. No one who may condemn is unable to acquit. Dig. 50, 17, 31.

Name sibi ease jade: vel suis jun dice:-e debut. No one ought. to be his own judge, or the tribunal in his own affairs. Broom, Max. 116, 121. See L [L 1 C. P. T22, T41.

Nem'o sine action: experihn-, et hon non sins In-eve sive libello conventinnali. No one goes to law without an action, and no one can bring an action without a writ or bill. Bract. fol. 112.

Nemo tenetur ad impossibile. No one is bound to an impossibility. Jeuk. Cent. 7; Broom, Max. 244.

Nemo tmetur In-mare adverse:-ium contra re. Wing. Max. 665. No oueis bound to arm his adversary against himself.

Namn tenetur divinnxe. No man is bound to divine, or to have foreknowledge of, a future event 10 Coke. 55:1.

Nemo tenet-at odere instruments eontrs Is. No man is -bonnd to prodnce writings against himself. A rule of the Roman law. adhered to in criminal prosecutions, but departed from in civil questions. Bell.

Nemo tenetur informal-e qui nescit, sod qnisqnia scira quad informal. Branch, Princ. No one is bound to give information about things be is ignorant of, but every one is bound to know that which he gives in- formation about.

Nemo tenetur jrn-are in suam tarp!- tndjnem. No one is bound to swear to the fact of his own criminality; no one can be forced to give his own oath in evidence of his guilt. Bell; Haik. 100.

Nemo tenetnr prorlere ssipsum. No one is bound to betray himself. In other words, no one can be compelled to criminats himself. Broom, Max. 968.

Nemo tenetnr ssipsum nccnsm-e. Wing. uax. 486. No one is bound to accuse him- self.

Nemn tenetnr seipsum infortuniis at per-iculjs axponere. No one is bound to expose himself to misfortnnes and dangers. Co. Litt. 2531).

Name unquam judicet in se. No one

can ever be a judge in his own cause

Nemo nnqunm vlr mngnns flit, lino sliqno div-ino afllatn. No one was ever a great man without some divine inspiration. Cicero.



Nemo vitletnr frnndara ens qui sciunl: et consentiunt. No one seems [is supposed] to defraud those who know and assent [to his acts.] Dig. 50. 17, 145.

NEMY. L. Fr. Not. Lltf. 5 3. NEP1-IEW. The son of a brother or sister. But the term, as nsed in wills and

other documents, may include the children of half brothers and sisters and also grand- nephews, if such be the apparent intention. but not the nephew of a husband or wire, and not (presumptively) a nephew who is illegitimate. See Shephard v. Shepherd, 57 Conn. 24, 17 Ati. 113; Lyon v. Lyon. 88 Me. 395, 34 Ati. 180; Brower v. Bowers. 1 Abb. Dec. (N. Y.) 214; Green's Appeal, 42 Pa. 5.

N1-IP05. Lat. A grandson.

NEPTIS. Lat. A granddaughter.

NZEPUOY. In Scotch law. A grandson. Skene.

NET. Clear of anything extraneous; with all deductions, such as charges, expenses, discounts, commissions, taxes, etC., free from expenses. St. John v. Erie B. C ., 22 Wall. 148. 22 L. Ed. 743; Scott v. Hartley, 126 Ind. 239. 25 N. E. 826; Gibbs v. People's Nat Bank, 198 I11. 307, 64 N. E. 1060.

—Net balance. The proceeds of saie. after deducting expenses. Evans v. Wain. 71 Pa. 69.—Net earnings. See EAsN1Ncs.—Net icnome. The profit or income accruing from a business, fund. estate etc., after deducting all necessary charges and egenses of ever_\' kind. Jones & Nimick Mfg. ‘ . v. Co1n., Pa. 131: In re Young. 15 App. Div. 285, <14 N. Y. Sup _ 535: Fickett v. Colin (Com. Pl.) 1 N. Y. upp. 436.—Net premium. In the busi- ness of life insurance, tins term is used to designate that portion of the remium which is intended to meet the cost 0 the insurance. both current and future: its amount I5 cal- culated upon the basis of the mortality tables and upon the assumption that the company wili receive a certain rate of interest upon all its assets; it does not inciude the entire premium paid by the assured, but does include a certain sum for erpenses. Miller v. Metropoiitan L. Ins. 00.. 70 Conn. 647. 41 Atl. 4.—‘Net price. The lowest price. after deducting all discounts. —Net profits. This term does not mean what is made over the losses, expenses, and interest on the amount invested. It lnciudes the gain that accrues on the investment, after deducting simply the losses and expenses of the business. Tutt v. Land. 50 Ga.350.—Net tonnage. The net tonnage of a vessel is the difference between the entire cubic contents of the interior of the vessel numbered in tons and the space occupied h_v the crew and by propelling machinery. The Thomas Melville, Q Fed. 749, 10 C. C. A. 619. —Net weight. The weight of an article or collection of artides. after deducting from the gross weight the weight of the boxes. cnrerines. casks, etc.. containing the same. The weight of an animal dressed for sale, after rejecting hide, offal, etc.

NETITEB. HOUSE 0!‘ PARLIAMENT. A name given to the English house of com-

mons in the time of Henry VIII.