Factum


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Factum

[Latin, Fact, act, or deed.] A fact in evidence, which is generally the central or primary fact upon which a controversy will be decided.

See: action, event, fact, performance
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However, undisputed evidence referred to in the factum presented by Omar's lawyers to the Supreme Court of Canada indicates that he was later severely tortured.
Vico's verum factum principle in the De antiquissima
doctrine of non est factum to have the document set aside for mistake.
The defence's factum said: "He believed that the complainant knew who he was.
Verum factum exists in our day-to-day reality through the power of technology to place us everywhere at once.
Factum can provide the Ballydoyle team with their first winner in the two-yearold conditions race.
Fraud in the factum is focused on lack of consent to the sex act.
Raw Talents," now up at Art Factum Gallery, features the works of 10 student photographers from the Department of Design at the Faculty of Architecture, Art and Design of Notre Dame University's Louaize campus.
It is a factum that not all humans have the same capabilities.
In the government's factum, the Attorney General of Canada provided a detailed discussion of the history of proposed reforms.
Mojahed and others rationalized the decision post factum, saying that they were for change, but not revolution.
The first winner of this is the Factum Foundation, which has made extraordinary leaps forward in the use of new technologies for conservation purposes.