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ad ignorantiam (Latin)
Translation: "To ignorance":

The complete phrase is argumentum ad ignorantiam and when used in law, it is an argument in a trial that may be based on ad ignorantiam, that is on an opponent's ignorance of the facts in a legal case.

Also, a judicial decision may be appealed ad ignorantiam, that is on the basis that the case was decided without knowledge of important information which was known but was not revealed during the trial.

Word Entries containing the term: “ad ignorantiam
argumentum ad ignorantiam
An argument based on an adversary's ignorance of facts in a controversy.