stricti juris

adjective or adverb
stric·​ti ju·​ris | \ ˈstrik-ˌtī-ˈju̇r-is, ˈstrik-tē-ˈyu̇r-ēs \

Legal Definition of stricti juris

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: according to or determined by strict interpretation of the law the rights of a guarantor are stricti jurisSitzer v. Lang, 243 S.E.2d 95 (1978)

stricti juris

noun

Legal Definition of stricti juris (Entry 2 of 2)

: a rule of legal interpretation requiring or dictating close, narrow, or strict interpretation failure to apply the rule of stricti juris to the parol evidenceBrown v. Capitol Fish Co., 282 S.E.2d 694 (1981)

History and Etymology for stricti juris

Adjective or adverb

Latin

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“Stricti juris.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/stricti%20juris. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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