nihil dicit

Definitions of "nihil dicit"
  1. This term refers to the act of a defendant who does not respond or ignores their requirement to plead or provide an answer in a legal case
  2. This term is used when a court judgment is given against a defendant who has either neglected to reply or has refused to plead in response to charges
How to use "nihil dicit" in a sentence
  1. The court concluded a nihil dicit against the defendant due to his failure to respond.
  2. After weeks of silence from the defendant, the judge decided to rule a nihil dicit.
  3. A nihil dicit was declared by the court as the defendant neglected to provide a plea.

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