depecage

noun

de·​pe·​cage
ˌdā-pə-ˈsäzh
: a rule in conflicts of law: the laws of different states may be applied to different issues in the same dispute

Word History

Etymology

French dépeçage dismemberment, from dépecer to carve up, analyze minutely

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“Depecage.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/depecage. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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