jus personarum

jus per·​so·​na·​rum | \ -ˌpərsəˈna(a)rəm \

Definition of jus personarum

: the law of persons occupying special relations to one another (as parent and child, husband and wife, guardian and ward) or of persons with limited rights (as aliens, minors, slaves, incompetent or insane persons)

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History and Etymology for jus personarum

Latin, law of persons

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“Jus personarum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jus%20personarum. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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