In pari delicto, potior est conditio defendentis et possidentis

In pari delicto, potior est conditio defendentis et possidentis
Where the parties are equally at fault, the defendant and the party in possession hold the stronger position.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • in pari delicto potior est conditio defendentis — in pari delicto potior est conditio possidentis [defendentis] /in psray daliktow powsh(iy)ar est kandish(iy)ow p6sadentas dafendentas/ In a case of equal or mutual fault [between two parties] the condition of the party in possession [or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • in pari delicto potior est conditio defendentis — in pari delicto potior est conditio possidentis [defendentis] /in psray daliktow powsh(iy)ar est kandish(iy)ow p6sadentas dafendentas/ In a case of equal or mutual fault [between two parties] the condition of the party in possession [or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • in pari delicto potior est conditio possidentis — [defendentis] /in psray daliktow powsh(iy)ar est kandish(iy)ow p6sadentas dafendentas/ In a case of equal or mutual fault [between two parties] the condition of the party in possession [or defending] is the better one. Where each party is equally …   Black's law dictionary

  • in pari delicto potior est conditio possidentis — [defendentis] /in psray daliktow powsh(iy)ar est kandish(iy)ow p6sadentas dafendentas/ In a case of equal or mutual fault [between two parties] the condition of the party in possession [or defending] is the better one. Where each party is equally …   Black's law dictionary

  • fault — n [Anglo French faute lack, failing, ultimately from Latin fallere to deceive, disappoint] 1: a usu. intentional act forbidden by law; also: a usu. intentional omission to do something (as to exercise due care) required by law see also negligence …   Law dictionary

  • wrongdoer — wrong·do·er / rȯŋ ˌdü ər/ n: one (as a criminal or tortfeasor) who does wrong Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. wrongdoer …   Law dictionary


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