strictum jus

noun stric·tum jus \ˌstrikəmˈjəs, -mˈyüs\
variants: or

strictum ius

\ˌstrikəmˈjəs, -mˈyüs\

Definition of strictum jus

  1. 1 :  the law by its letter without considering equities

  2. 2 Roman law :  the jus civile of the city of Rome — compare praetorian law

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Origin and Etymology of strictum jus

Latin, strict law

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