propter affectum

adverb
prop·​ter af·​fec·​tum | \ ˈpräp-tər-ə-ˈfek-təm \

Legal Definition of propter affectum

: because of partiality challenge a juror propter affectum

History and Etymology for propter affectum

Medieval Latin

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“Propter affectum.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/propter%20affectum. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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