Persons are also divided into citizens, (q.v.) and aliens, (q.v.)when viewed with regard totheir political rights. When they are considered in relation to their civilrights, they are living orcivilly dead; vide Civil Death; outlaws; and infamous persons.
Source: Word Of The Day: Person.
In ancient Rome, the word persona (Latin). Personhood is the status of being a person.
“A party to a lawsuit who represents himself (acting in propria persona) is appearing in the case “pro se.” adj. from Latin “for one’s self,” acting on one’s own behalf, generally used to identify a person who is acting as his/her own attorney in a lawsuit. The popular abbreviation is “in pro per.” www.tabberone.com
The Magna Carta (originally known as the Charter of Liberties) of 1215, written in iron gall ink on parchment in medieval Latin, using standard abbreviations of the period. Generally, liberty is distinctly differentiated from freedom in that freedom is primarily, if not exclusively, the ability to do as one wills and what one has the power to do; whereas liberty concerns the absence of arbitrary restraints and takes into account the rights of all involved. As such, the exercise of liberty is subject to capability and limited by the rights of others.