nollo contendere
noun acceptance of penalty, admission of the facts, plea, settlement

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • plea — / plē/ n [Anglo French plei plai legal action, trial, from Old French plait plaid, from Medieval Latin placitum, from Latin, decision, decree, from neuter of placitus, past participle of placēre to please, be decided] 1 a: an allegation of fact… …   Law dictionary

  • settlement — set·tle·ment n 1: the act or process of settling 2 a: an agreement reducing or resolving differences; esp: an agreement between litigants that concludes the litigation the states finally agreed upon a settlement and a consent decree W. J. Brennan …   Law dictionary

  • acceptance of penalty — index nollo contendere Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • admission of the facts — index nollo contendere Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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