Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Infamia in facti, which see; infamia juris, which disqualifies one as a witness. See 114 U. S. 417, 29 L, Ed. 89, 5 Sup. Ct. Rep. 935.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A qualification of a man's legal status produced by his conviction of an infamous crime and the consequent loss of honor and credit, which, at common law, rendered him incompetent as a witness, and by statute in some jurisdictions entails other disabilities. McCafferty v. Guyer, 59 Pa. 116; Ex parte Wilson, 114 U. S. 417, 5 Sup Ct. 935, 29 In Ed. 89; State v. Clark, 60 Kan. 450, 56 Pac. 767.