In-pari-delicto Definition

adverb
At equal fault.
Webster's New World Law
adjective
(law) In pari delicto describes a case in which involved parties are mutually or equally at fault. In such cases where a party's own conduct is mutually wrongful, that party may not claim damages or satisfaction from the other(s) in a court of law.
Wiktionary

Origin of In-pari-delicto

  • Latin in pari delicto potior est conditio defendentis: "if both (parties) are in the wrong, a defence is set up".

    From Wiktionary

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to in-pari-delicto using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

in-pari-delicto