Quod necessitas cogit, defendit

Quod necessitas cogit, defendit

Literal Meaning

What necessity forces it justifies.


According to the maxim ‘Quod necessitas cogit, defendit’ whatever action has some force of necessity there is always as justification behind it.


‘A’ was walking on the street; suddenly a dog ran behind him. ‘A’ out of necessity entered someone’s house without his/her permission. However, as there was necessity there was a justification.

Edited by Vigneshwar Ramasubramania

Approved & Published – Sakshi Raje