non liquet


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non liquet

(ˈnɒn ˈlaɪkwɪt)
adj
(Law) Roman law (of a cause, evidence, etc) not clear
[C17: Latin, literally: it is not clear]
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To employ the terminology of the Roman judicial system: non liquet ("not proven").
Kapga De Cerisy 4g Kapgarde - Non Liquet Andrew Brooks 5410P-4 RPR 121c, OR 128c I was delighted with his performance on his chasing debut at Ascot.
And courts and tribunals must render a clear decision on the arguments presented to them; they are not, in legal terminology, allowed to render a non liquet.