lex fori

noun
\ ˈleks-ˈfȯr-ˌī, -ˈfȯr-ē \

Legal Definition of lex fori

: the law of the court in which a proceeding is brought

History and Etymology for lex fori

New Latin, law of the court

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“Lex fori.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/lex%20fori. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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