jus in rem

noun
\ -ˈrem \

Definition of jus in rem

: a right enforceable against anyone in the world interfering with that right founded on some specific relationship, status, or particular property accorded legal protection from interference by anyone (as the right to be free from slander or to enjoy one's property)

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History and Etymology for jus in rem

Latin, right against a thing

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“Jus in rem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jus%20in%20rem. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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