Post Eagle Newspaper


Nov 29, 2023

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The word – ALIBI – is defined as a form or defense whereby a defendant attempts to prove that he or she were elsewhere when the crime in question was committed. An excuse for oneself.

The Latin word – ALIBI – means – ELSEWHERE, ANOTHER PLACE. It is formed from two Latin words – ALIUS – which means – ANOTHER, OTHER – and – UBI – which means – WHERE.

Another term used in a legal sense is – ALIAS. Alias is defined as – AN ASSUMED NAME. It comes from the Latin word – ALIUS – which means – ANOTHER or OTHER. The Latin word – UBI – is found in the English word – UBIQUITOUS – which means – SEEMING TO BE EVERYWHERE AT THE SAME TIME, OMNIPRESENT. It comes from – UBIQUE – meaning – EVERYWHERE