Ad Hominem

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Ad Hominem

[Latin, To the person.] A term used in debate to denote an argument made personally against an opponent, instead of against the opponent's argument.

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Station House Officer SHO confirmed the incident and said a case has been registered against the man, for offering resistance in official duty, he said action would be taken under the law.
Detective Sergeant Craig Dooley said 60 of the 100 women named had complained but police had yet to lay charges against the man.
Khaled Al-Adyani, who filed the case, accuses the ministry of abrogating a ruling against the man who handed him the check.
Notable exception: Joe Strummer singing "Straight to Hell" and railing against The Man at the 1999 show.
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The mother of murdered schoolboy John Rogers yesterday revealed she is planning a private prosecution against the man cleared of his killing.
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The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice has asked the court to apply the legal punishment against the man for defamation.
West said he plans to file a libel lawsuit against the man who made the allegations.