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IN FACTO Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In fact; in deed. In facto dicit, in fact says. 1 Salk. 22, pi. 1.In facto quod se habet ad bonum et malum, magis de bono quam de malo lexintendit. In an act or deed which admits of being considered as both good and bad, thelaw intends more from the good than from the bad; the law makes the more favorableconstruction. Co. Litt. 78b.In favorabilibus magis attenditur quod prodest quam quod nocet. In things favored,what prolits is more regarded than what prejudices. Bac. Max. p. 57, iu reg. 12.


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