Quid Pro Quo

Quid Pro Quo in United States

Quid Pro Quo Definition

(Lat.) What for what; something for something. An equivalent, or consideration; that which is given in exchange for another thing; that which is done in consideration of another thing. Cowell; 2 P. Wms. 219.

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Quid Pro Quo Quid Pro Quo in the Employment and Labor Portal of the American Encyclopedia of Law.
Quid Pro Quo Quid Pro Quo in the Personal Injury and Tort Portal of the American Encyclopedia of Law.
Quid Pro Quo Quid Pro Quo in the Environmental Law Portal of the American Encyclopedia of Law.

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(Lat.) What for what; something for something. An equivalent, or consideration; that which is given in exchange for another thing; that which is done in consideration of another thing. Cowell; 2 P. Wms. 219.

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This definition of Quid Pro Quo Is based on the The Cyclopedic Law Dictionary . This definition needs to be proofread..

Meaning of Quid Pro Quo

In plain or simple terms, Quid Pro Quo means: Tit for tat.

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    The quid pro quos of the rep-manufacturer relationship, Agency Sales; October 1, 1996; Novick, Harold J

    Testimony on `Quid Pro Quo’ Plan Revised;State Dept. Aide Leaves Open Possibility Honduras Was Rewarded for Helping Contras, The Washington Post; June 3, 1989; Joe Pichirallo Walter Pincus

    In business, quid pro quo a big no-no; Even good deeds can cross the line if performed at work.(NEWS), Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN); August 8, 2007; Cummins, H.J.

    Counsel To Investigate Newt’s Quid Pro Quos, Oakland Post; December 10, 1995; Barry Cooper

    China to share terrorism intelligence with U.S.; ‘No quid pro quo’: OAS pledges to support efforts, Telegraph – Herald (Dubuque); September 22, 2001; ASSOCIATED PRESS

    The strange career of Quid Pro Quo sexual harassment, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy; April 1, 1998; Scalia, Eugene

    `Only the speaker and God know the total truth’ No quid pro quos tied to Flaherty, but what of subtle choreography?, The Boston Globe (Boston, MA); March 30, 1996; Michael Grunwald, Globe Staff

    The quid pro quos of the rep-manufacturer relationship–Part II, Agency Sales; November 1, 1996; Novick, Harold J

    Quid Pro Quo, Information Today; March 1, 2004; Kaser, Dick

    Patent and Contribution: Bringing the Quid Pro Quo into eBay V. MercExchange, Yale Journal of Law & Technology; January 1, 2008; Pesses, Elizabeth

    Joint Staff Report: Department of Justice’s (Doj) Quid Pro Quo with St. Paul: How Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez Manipulated Justice and Ignored the Rule of Law, States News Service; April 15, 2013

    Your Company’s Training about Quid Pro Quo Harassment Is Wrong, Mondaq Business Briefing; April 15, 2013

    The quid pro quo of bribery, The Washington Post; February 12, 2012; George F Will

    Review: ‘Quid Pro Quo’ handles real issues well, Oakland Tribune; July 3, 2008; Bob Strauss

    Sununu Defends Bush ’85 Honduras Meeting;No Quid Pro Quo Discussed on Contra Aid, Chief of Staff Says, The Washington Post; May 1, 1989; David Hoffman

    Administration’s Refusal to Produce Documents in Quid Pro Quo Case to Impede Ascension of Justice Department Official, US Fed News Service, Including US State News; November 28, 2012

    Administration’s Refusal to Produce Documents in Quid Pro Quo Case Will Impede Ascension of Justice Department Official, States News Service; November 27, 2012

    Court Hears Quid Pro Quo Arguments, NPR All Things Considered; April 22, 1998; Nina Totenberg, Linda Wertheimer, Noah Adams

    Drug test quid pro quo lacks a clear precedent ; Firefighters’ case unique for union, The Boston Globe (Boston, MA); May 26, 2010; Andrew Ryan

    Quid Pro Quo.(Movie review), Daily Variety; February 6, 2008; Chang, Justin

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