falsi crimen

noun (1)
fal·​si cri·​men | \ ¦fȯlˌsēˈkrēmən, -sīˈkrīm-, -ˌmen\

Definition of falsi crimen

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the infamous crime of falsifying including in Roman law every crime committed by fraud and deceit, in modern civil law mainly forgery but also perjury and similar offenses, and in English and U.S. law also counterfeiting

called also crimen falsi

suggestio falsi

noun (2)
sug·​ges·​tio fal·​si | \ sə(g)¦jes(h)chēˌōˈfȯl(t)ˌsī\

Definition of suggestio falsi (Entry 2 of 2)

: suggestion of an untruth : false statement as opposed to suppression of the truth — compare suppressio veri

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History and Etymology for falsi crimen

Noun (1)

Late Latin, crime of falsifying

Noun (2)

New Latin

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