jus in personam

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

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