Latin Legal Terms

Dito

Dito – the legal definition of this Latin verb is to enrich, make wealthy. In the Tort Law there is a legal doctrine, stating that a person who has enriched illegally because of done wrongful act to another person, should compensate the harmed up to a stage as if the tort never occurred.
In the practice, the word participates in the phrase “Ditat Deus”- God enriches. This is the Motto of the state of Arizona in the USA.
The word participates also in the legal phrase “Dites ouster”, which literally translates as “say over”. It applies in the Court Procedures, where refers to the form of awarding a respondeat ouster

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