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in pari delicto

adverb in pari de·lic·to \-di-ˈlik-tō, -dā-\

Legal Definition of in pari delicto

  1. :  in equal fault or wrong —used of parties to a lawsuit

Origin and Etymology of in pari delicto

New Latin, in like offense


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in pari delicto

noun in pari de·lic·to

Legal Definition of in pari delicto

  1. :  a doctrine that bars a plaintiff who has participated in wrongdoing from recovering damages for loss resulting from the wrongdoing


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