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crimen falsi

noun cri·men fal·si \ˈkrī-mən-ˈfȯl-ˌsī, ˈkrē-men-ˈfäl-sē\

Legal Definition of crimen falsi

  1. :  a crime (as perjury or fraud) involving deceit or falsification

Origin and Etymology of crimen falsi

Latin, literally, crime of falsehood

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