strictum jus

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

Definition of strictum jus

1 : the law by its letter without considering equities
2 Roman law : the jus civile of the city of Rome — compare praetorian law

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History and Etymology for strictum jus

Latin, strict law

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“Strictum jus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strictum%20jus. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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