in re

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preposition \in-ˈrā, -ˈrē\

Definition of in re

  1. :  in the matter of :  concerning, re —often used in the title or name of a law case

Origin and Etymology of in re

Latin


First Known Use: 1877


Law Dictionary

in re

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preposition \in-ˈrē, -ˈrā\

Legal Definition of in re

  1. :  in the matter of —used in the title or name of a case where the proceeding is in rem or quasi in rem and not in personam (as in a matter involving a probate or bankruptcy estate, a guardianship, or an application for laying out a public highway) and occasionally in the title of an ex parte proceeding (as in an application for a writ of habeas corpus)

Origin and Etymology of in re

Latin


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