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Locus delicti

“Locus delicti” is a Latin term that means “the location of the crime” in English. It refers to the specific place or site where an illegal activity or criminal offense happened. In legal contexts, it is crucial to know the locus delicti to determine the jurisdiction where a crime should be prosecuted and to collect evidence related to the crime. It plays a vital role in the investigation and prosecution of criminal cases.

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