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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Police have filed murder charges against the man and added he will appear in court on Tuesday, BBC reported .
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.
The family of Sophie du Plantier, who was murdered in West Cork, say they are considering civil proceedings against the man they believe killed her.
Police registered a case against the man under section 322 of the PPC and arrested him.
The minister, however, directed the police not to take legal action against the man, officials said.
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.
The police have registered a case against the man for killing his minor son .