ex aequo et bono

ex ae·​quo et bo·​no
ˌeks-ˈē-kwō-et-ˈbō-nō, -ˈī-kwō-
: according to what is equitable and good : on the merits of the case
often used in international law when a matter is to be decided according to principles of equity rather than by points of law

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“Ex aequo et bono.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/ex%20aequo%20et%20bono. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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