Non est factum

Non` est` fac´tum
1.(Law) The plea of the general issue in an action of debt on bond.

NON EST FACTUM, pleading. The general issue in debt on bond or other specialty, and is, in form, as follows: "I and the said C D, by E F, his attorney, comes and defends the wrong and injury, when, &c., and says, that the said supposed writing obligatory, (or 'indenture,' or 'articles of agreement,' according to the subject of the action,) is not his deed. And of this he puts himself upon the country." 6 Rand. Rep. 86; 1 Litt. R. 158.
     2. Though non est factum is, in most cases, the general issue in debt on specialty, yet, when the deed is only inducement to the action, the general issue is nil debet. Steph. Pl. 174, n.
     3. In covenant tlie general issue is non est factum; and its form is similar to that in debt on a specialty. Id. 174. It is, however, said, that in covenant there is, strictly speaking, no general issue, as the plea of non est factum only puts the deed in issue, as in debt on a specialty, and not the breach of covenant or any other matter of defence. 1 Chit. PI. 482. See generally, 1 Harring. R. 230; 6 Munf. R. 462; Minor, R. 103; 1 Harr. & Gill, 324; 13 John. R, 430; 12 John. R. 337; 2 N. H. Rep. 74; 4 Wend. R. 519; 2 N. & M. 492. See Issint; Special non est factum.

Non conformists english law
Non consentit qui errat
Non constat
Non culpabilis
Non damnificatus
Non debet
Non decipitur qui scit se decipi
Non dedit
Non definitur in jure quid sit conatus
Non demisit
Non detinet
Non differunt quae concordant re
Non effecit affectus nisi sequatur effectus
Non est arctius vinculum inter homines quam jusjurandum
Non est certandum de regulis juris
Non est disputandum contra principia negantem
-- Non est factum --
Non est inventus
Non est recedendum a communi observantia
Non est regula quin fallat
Non faciat malum
Non feasance
Non fecit
Non fecit vastum contra prohibitionem
Non impedit clausula derogatoria
Non in legendo sed in intelligendo leges consistunt
Non infregit conventionem
Non joinder
Non jurors
Non licet quod dispendio licet
Non liquet
Non moderate castigavit
Non nasci
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