Ex mala causa non oritur actio

Dictionary: 
Ballentine's Law Dictionary

From an evil cause no action arises. See 118 N. C. 783, 54 Am. St. Rep. 753, 32 L. R. A. 712, 24 S. E. 524.

Author: 
James A. Ballentine
Publisher: 
The Bobbs-Merrill Company
Year Published: 
1916
Genre: 
Law Dictionary