Econtra – this Latin word literally means against, opposite, etc. For example in Court Trials, the plaintiff and the defendant stand on opposite sides (position) and maintain contrary statements. This is one of the aspects of a legal dispute.
Another example lays in the Law of Contracts, where if you send a proposal to the other party and they don’t accept it, but wish to contract with you, they can place in return a contrary proposal for you.
Laesio – this Latin term means rhetorical attack / wounding. The word relates to the legal phrase “laesie ultra dimidim vel enormi” which i...
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