stricti juris

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adjective or adverb

stric·​ti ju·​ris
ˈstrik-ˌtī-ˈju̇r-is, ˈstrik-tē-ˈyu̇r-ēs
: 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

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: 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)

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“Stricti juris.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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