Literal Meaning

In the matter of.


Re is a common Latin maxim which literally means – ‘In the matter of’. It is often used to refer the legal suit between two parties.


During a trail the lawyer of the appellant cited a precedent by saying ‘Re: ABC v. State of Punjab’. 

Edited by Vigneshwar Ramasubramania

Approved & Published – Sakshi Raje


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