res inter alios acta

noun
res in·ter ali·os acta | \ˈrēz-ˈin-tər-ˈā-lē-ˌōs-ˈak-tə, ˈrās-ˈin-ter-ˈä-lē-ˌōs-ˈäk-tä\

Legal Definition of res inter alios acta 

: something transacted between other parties

Note: This term is used in reference to matters not involving the same parties as those in litigation. Evidence of such matters is generally inadmissible.

History and Etymology for res inter alios acta

Late Latin, literally, thing done among others

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