lex fori

noun

ˈleks-ˈfȯr-ˌī, -ˈfȯr-ē
: the law of the court in which a proceeding is brought

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, law of the court

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Cite this Entry

“Lex fori.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/lex%20fori. Accessed 10 Dec. 2022.

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