Latin Legal Terms

Aegretudo or “egretudo”

Aegretudo or “egretudo” – medically this Latin term means mental illness. It has a role when establishing if the accused individual could be subject of further proceedings and sentence. In many countries mentally ill people cannot be punished with prison sentence and are sent to hospital instead of jail. It is formed from the word “aegrus” or “aeger”- meaning ill, diseased.

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