in pari delicto potior est conditio defendentis

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 defending] is the better one. Where each party is equally in fault, the law favors him who is actually in possession. Where the fault is mutual, the law will leave the case as it finds it

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • 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

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