Potest quis renunciare pro se

Potest quis renunciare pro se, et suis, juri quod pro se introductum est. A man may relinquish, for himself and his heirs, a right which was introduced for his own benefit. See 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 83.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.