jus in personam

noun
jus in per·​so·​nam | \ ˈjˈəˌsinpə(r)ˈsōˌnam\

Definition of jus in personam

: a right of legal action against or to enforce a legal duty of a particular person or group of persons — compare jus in rem

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History and Etymology for jus in personam

Latin, right against a person

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