qui tam pro domino rege quam pro se ipso in hac parte sequitur

he who brings an action for the king as well as for himself

Notes

Generally known as 'qui tam,' it is the technical legal term for the unique mechanism in the federal False Claims Act that allows persons and entities with evidence of fraud against federal programs or contracts to sue the wrongdoer on behalf of the Government.

Words

  • quithat, what, which
  • tamso, so far, to such a degree
  • hachere, this side, this way