actio de in rem verso


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


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

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actio de in rem verso


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“Actio de in rem verso.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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