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in pari delicto

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

legal Definition of in pari delicto

: 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

legal Definition of in pari delicto

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

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