actio stricti juris

noun

ac·​tio stric·​ti ju·​ris
-ˈstrik-ˌtī-ˈju̇r-əs,
-ˌtē-ˈyu̇r-ə̇s
plural actiones stricti juris
: an action in Roman law that the judge was to decide according to the strict legal rules without reference to equitable considerations
contrasted with actio bonae fidei

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin, literally, action of strict law

First Known Use

1819, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of actio stricti juris was in 1819

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“Actio stricti juris.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/actio%20stricti%20juris. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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