A QUO - Black's Law Dictionary

What is A QUO? Definition of A QUO in Black's Law Dictionary

Lat. From which. A court a quo (also written "a qua") is a court from which a cause has been removed. The judge a quo is the judge in such court. Clegg v. Alexander, 6 La. 339.

A term used, with the correlative ad quem (to which), in expressing the computation of time, and also of distance in space. Thus, dies a quo, the day from which and dies ad quem, the day to which, a period of time is computed. So, terminus a quo, the point or limit from which, and terminus ad quem, the point or limit to which, a distance or passage in space is reckoned.

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