lex loci delictii

noun
lex loci de·​lic·​tii | \ -di-ˈlik-tē-ˌī, -dā-ˈlik-tē-ˌē\

Legal Definition of lex loci delictii

: the law of the place where an offense or tort occurred

History and Etymology for lex loci delictii

New Latin, law of the place of the wrong

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