In Pari Delicto Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term In Pari Delicto.

In Pari Delicto (phrase)

Definition: In Pari Delicto is a Latin phrase translated as "in equal fault" or "equal guilt". It's a legal principle which states that when two parties are equally at fault in a legal matter, neither one can claim damages from the other. This means that if both sides did something wrong, the law won't help either of them in making the other one pay.