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in rem

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adverb or adjective \in-ˈrem\

Definition of in rem

  1. :  against a thing (as a right, status, or property) —used especially of legal actions, judgments, or jurisdiction — compare in personam



Origin and Etymology of in rem

Late Latin


First Known Use: 1761


Law Dictionary

in rem

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adverb or adjective \in-ˈrem\

Legal Definition of in rem

  1. :  against or with respect to a thing (as a right, status, or interest in property) without reference to the persons involved <when the Government is proceeding against property in remAustin v. United States, 509 U.S. 602 (1993)> <an in rem action> — see also in rem jurisdiction at jurisdiction — compare in personam, quasi in rem



Origin and Etymology of in rem

Latin


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