Post Hoc Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Post Hoc, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Post Hoc?

It is the english conversion of the Latin phrase “post hoc ergo propter hoc” which simply means “after this, therefore because of this”. It refers a illogical or false assumption of consequent occurence of the event due to or caused by happening of another event which took place prior to the second event .