sub nomine

preposition

sub nom·​i·​ne
ˌsəb-ˈnä-mə-nē, -ˌnā; ˈsu̇b-ˈnō-mē-ˌnā
: under the name of
the testator made him a trustee sub nomine “Charlie Smith”
often used in full or abbreviated form in legal citations to indicate the name under which the litigation continued
Castro v. Beecher, 522 F. Supp. 873, 877 (D. Mass. 1981), aff'd sub nom. NAACP v. Beecher, 679 F.2d 965 (1st Cir. 1982)

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“Sub nomine.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/sub%20nomine. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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