jus in re

noun
\ -in-ˈrē, -ˈrā \

Legal Definition of jus in re

: a right of property ownership that is enforced by an action in rem — compare jus ad rem

History and Etymology for jus in re

Medieval Latin, right in a thing

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“Jus in re.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/jus%20in%20re. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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