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\

Legal Definition of actio de in rem verso

in the civil law of Louisiana : a doctrine equivalent to the common-law doctrine of unjust enrichment

History and Etymology for actio de in rem verso

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

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