res gestae
noun plural Etymology: Latin Date: 1616 things done; especially the facts that form the environment of a litigated issue and are admissible in evidence

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  • res gestae — res ges·tae / rās ges ˌtī, rēz jes ˌtē/ n pl [Latin, things done, deeds] 1: the acts, facts, circumstances, statements, or occurrences that form the environment of a main act or event and esp. of a crime and are so closely connected to it that… …   Law dictionary

  • Res Gestae — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Les Res gestae divi Augusti (Actes du divin Auguste), testament politique d Auguste. Les Res gestae (Actes), ouvrage d histoire en trente et un livres d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Res Gestae. — (Indiana State Bar Assoc.) …   Black's law dictionary

  • res gestae — [jes′tē, jes′tā, jes′tī΄] pl.n. [L, lit., things done, deeds] Law facts that are so closely connected with the occurrence in question as to be considered a part of it, and are thus admissible as evidence …   English World dictionary

  • Res gestae — This article is for the legal term Res Gestae . For the article on the record of the accomplishments of the first Roman emperor, Augustus, see the article for Res Gestae Divi Augusti. Res gestae (Latin things done ) is a term found in substantive …   Wikipedia

  • Res Gestae — Mit dem lateinischen Begriff Res Gestae (Tatenbericht) kann gemeint sein: Res Gestae Divi Augusti, der bekannte Tatenbericht des ersten römischen Kaisers Augustus das Geschichtswerk des Ammianus Marcellinus die so genannten res gestae divi… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Res gestae — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Les Res gestae divi Augusti (Actes du divin Auguste), testament politique d Auguste. Les Res gestae (Actes), ouvrage d histoire en trente et un livres d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • res gestae — /reez jes tee, rays / 1. things done; accomplishments; deeds. 2. Law. the acts, circumstances, and statements that are incidental to the principal fact of a litigated matter and are admissible in evidence in view of their relevant association… …   Universalium

  • Res gestae — Res Res (r?z), n.; pl. {Res}. [L.] A thing; the particular thing; a matter; a point. [1913 Webster] {Res gest[ae]} [L., things done] (Law), the facts which form the environment of a litigated issue. Wharton. {Res judicata} [L.] (Law), a thing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • res gestae — res ges•tae [[t]ˈriz ˈdʒɛs ti, ˈreɪs[/t]] n. pl. 1) things done; accomplishments; deeds 2) law Law. the acts, circumstances, and statements that are incidental to the principal fact of a litigated matter and are admissible in evidence • Etymology …   From formal English to slang

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