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 \

Legal Definition of in favorem libertatis

: in favor of freedom or liberty any doubt as to the free use of immovable property must be resolved in favorem libertatisLouisiana Civil Code

History and Etymology for in favorem libertatis

Late Latin

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“In favorem libertatis.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/in%20favorem%20libertatis. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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