actio stricti juris

noun
ac·​tio stric·​ti ju·​ris | \ -ˈstrik-ˌtī-ˈju̇r-əs, -ˌtē-ˈyu̇r-ə̇s \
plural actiones stricti juris

Definition of actio 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

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First Known Use of actio stricti juris

1819, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for actio stricti juris

Late Latin, literally, action of strict law

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“Actio stricti juris.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/actio%20stricti%20juris. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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