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Malum

Malum \Ma"lum\, n.; pl. Mala. [L.] An evil. See Mala.

Malum

Mala \Ma"la\, n. pl.; pl. of Malum. [L.] Evils; wrongs; offenses against right and law.

Mala in se [L.] (Law), offenses which are such from their own nature, at common law, irrespective of statute.

Mala prohibita [L.] (Law), offenses prohibited by statute, as distinguished from mala in se, which are offenses at common law.

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malum

n. an evil or wrongdoing.

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Usage examples of "malum".

Caesar and Aurelia stepped out up the Vicus ad Malum Punicum, the street which led to the temple of Quirinus on the Alta Semita.

Bonum, malum, qui fecisti Mali imploramus te, Salve fratrem, causa Christi, Miserere Domine!

He ascended the Vicus Patricii to the Vicus ad Malum Punicum, turned onto the Vicus Longus and left the city through the Colline Gate.

Thomas de Celano scribit, et malum exemplum per eos secularibus datum.

An example of malum prohibitum, on the other hand, would be the statute prohibiting driving through a stop sign without coming to a complete halt.

Again, a malum prohibitum is just as much a crime as a malum in se.

It's malum prohibitum--bad because it's illegal--not malum in se-bad in itself.

Quod itaque populus malum, antequam factum sit, impedire potest, ne fiat, id postquam factum est, in regem authorem sceleris vindicare non potest, populus igitur hoc amplius quam privatus quispiam habet: Quod huic, vel ipsis adversariis judicibus, excepto Buchanano, nullum nisi in patientia remedium superest.