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RESPOKDERE NON DEBET Definition & Legal Meaning

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Eat. In pleading. The prayer of a plea where the defendant insists that he ought not to answer, as when he claims a privilege; for example, as being a member of congress or a foreign ambassador. 1 Chit. PI. *433.


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