Non Sequitur Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Non Sequitur.

Non Sequitur (n)

A Latin phrase that means "it does not follow." In law, it is used to indicate a conclusion or statement that does not logically follow from the previous argument or statement. It can refer to a point in a case where the evidence was not considered or the logical progression was not followed before reaching a decision.