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[Latin, Below, under, beneath, underneath.] A term employed in legal writing to indicate that the matter designated will appear beneath or in the pages following the reference.
prep. Latin for "below," this is legal shorthand to indicate that the details or citation of a case will come later on in the brief. Infra is distinguished from supra which shows that a case has already been cited "above." The typical language is Jones v. McLaughlin, infra, meaning the exact citation of the case, including volume and page number, will follow later in the document. (See: citation, cite)
INFRA, Latin. Below, under, beneath, underneath. The opposite of supra,
above. Thus we say primo gradu est supra, pater, mater; infra, filius,
filia. In the first degree of kindred in the ascending line; above, is the
father and the mother; below, in the descending line, the son and daughter.
Inst. 3, 6, l.
2. In another, sense, this word signifies within; as, infra corpus comitatus, within the body of the county; infra proesidia, within the guards.
3. It also signifies during; as infra furorem during the madness.