jus commune

noun
jus com·​mu·​ne | \ -kəˈmyü(ˌ)nē \

Definition of jus commune

1 : the common law of England
2 : the common or public law or right as opposed to the jus singulare established for special cases

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“Jus commune.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jus%20commune. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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