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pari delicto

Legal Definition of pari delicto

Etymology

    Latin Origin

Phrase

  1. "Of equal fault."

    Example: If two parties complain to a judge of the non-performance of a contract by the other, the judge could refuse to provide a remedy to either of them because of "pari delicto": a finding that they were equally at fault in causing the contract's breach

Etymology

    Latin Origin

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