Friday, February 7, 2014

a fortiori definition and legal meaning

A fortiori

pronounced:  (ah-for-she-ory) 

A fortiori is Latin for with even stronger reason.

A fortiori states that if one thing is true then it can be inferred that a second thing is even more certainly true. Thus, if Juan is too young to legally drink alcohol, then his younger brother Cain certainly is too young.

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