actio de in rem verso

noun

ac·​tio de in rem ver·​so
ˈak-shē-ō-ˌdē-in-ˈrem-ˈvər-sō, ˈäk-tē-ō-ˌdā-in-ˈrem-ˈver-sō
in the civil law of Louisiana : a doctrine equivalent to the common-law doctrine of unjust enrichment

Word History

Etymology

Latin, legal action over something converted to the benefit (of the principal in the law of agency)

Dictionary Entries Near actio de in rem verso

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actio de in rem verso

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“Actio de in rem verso.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/actio%20de%20in%20rem%20verso. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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