Veritas Convicii Law and Legal Definition
Veritas Convicii is the truth of an accusation. The term is much used in criminal prosecution for libel. Veritas convicii is a good defense to a claim of damages for libel. An action for libel requires an issue in justification. Veritas convicii can be proved by an accused only when s/he has raised it as an issue in his/her pleading. Truth of accusation can free a person from liability for damages.