Law Dictionary

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


Learn More about crimen falsi


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up crimen falsi? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a leading champion of a cause

Get Word of the Day daily email!