Latin: Bad; evil; wrongful. Mala fides. Bad faith. The opposite of hona fides, (g. v.) Maid fide, in bad faith. Mala fidei possessor, a possessor in bad faith. Mackeld. Rom. Law, f 297.Mala in se. Wrongs in themselves; acts morally wrong; offenses against conscience. 1 Bl. Comm. 57, 58; 4 Bl. Comm. 8; Com. v. Adams, 114 Mass. 323, 19 Am. Rep. 362; Turner v. Merchants’ Bank, 126 Ala 397. 28 South. 469. Mala praxis. Malpractice; unskillful management or treatment Particularly applied to the neglect or unskillful management of a physician, surgeon, or apothecary. 3 Bl. Comm. 122.Mala prohibita. Prohibited wrongs or offenses, acts which are made offenses by positive laws, and prohibited as such. 1 Bl. Comm. 57, 58; 4 Bl. Comm. a Mala grammatica non vitiat chartam. Sed in expositione instrnmentonim mala grammatica quoad fieri possit evitanda est. Bad grammar does not vitiate a deed. But in the exposition of instruments, bad grammar, as far as it can be done, is to be avoided. 6 Coke, 39; Broom, Max. 686.