What is PLURIS PETITIO?

Lat In Scotch practice. A demand of more than is due. Bell. Plus exempla quam peccata nocent. Examples hurt more than crimes. Plus peccat author quam actor. The originator or instigator of a crime is a worse offender than the actual perpetrator of it. 5 Coke, 99a. Applied to the crime of subornation of perjury. Id.

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