in favorem libertatis

in fa·​vor·​em li·​ber·​ta·​tis
ˌin-fə-ˈvōr-əm-ˌli-bər-ˈtā-təs, ˌin-fä-ˈvō-rem-ˌlē-ber-ˈtä-tis
: in favor of freedom or liberty
any doubt as to the free use of immovable property must be resolved in favorem libertatisLouisiana Civil Code

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“In favorem libertatis.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/in%20favorem%20libertatis. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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