Latin Legal Terms

Alias

Alias – the term literally means “otherwise”. In the Criminal Law for example, it refers to a false name, used by somebody, usually with criminal intentions (in relation to performance of crime under the false identity). Such usage of false name is punishable by the Law in all legal systems.

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