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IN PARI CAUSA
In an equal cause. It is a rule that when two persons have equal rights in relation to a particular thing, the party in possession is... more

IN PARI DELICTO
In equal fault; equal in guilt. Neither courts of law nor equity will interpose to grant relief to the parties, when an illegal agreement has been... more

IN PARI MATERIA
Upon the same matter or subject. Statutes in pari materia are to be construed together.... more

IN PERPETUAM REI MEMORIAM
For the perpetual memory or remembrance of a thing. Gilb. For. Rom. 118.... more

IN PERSONAM
remedies. A remedy in personam, is one where the proceedings are against the person, in contradistinction to those which are against specific things, or in rem. (q.... more

IN POSSE
In possibility; not in actual existence; used in contradistinction to in esse.... more

IN PRAESENTI
At the present time; used in opposition to in futuro. A marriage contracted in words de praesenti is good; as, I take Paul to be my... more

IN PRINCIPIO
At the beginning this is frequently used in citations; as Bac. Ab. Legacies, in pr.... more

IN PROPRIA PERSONA
In his own person; himself; as the defendant appeared in propria persona; the plaintiff argued the cause in propria persona.... more

IN RE
In the matter; as in re A B, in the matter of A B.... more

IN REBUS
In things, cases or matters.... more

IN REM
remedies. This technical term is used to designate proceedings or actions instituted against the thing, in contradistinction to personal actions which are said to be in personam. Proceedings... more

IN RERUM NATURA
In the nature of things; in existence.... more

IN SOLIDO
A term used in the civil law, to signify that a contract is joint.2. Obligations are in solido, first, between several creditors; secondly, between several debters.... more

IN STATU QUO
In the same situation; in the same place; as, between the time of the submission and the time when the award was rendered, things remained in... more

IN TERROREM
By way of threat, terror, or warning. For example, when a legacy is given to a person upo condition not to dispute the validity or the... more

IN TERROREM POPULI
To the terror of the people. An indictment for a riot is bad, unless it conclude in terrorem populi. 4 Carr. & Payne, 373.... more

IN TOTIDEM VERhis
In just so many words; as, the legislature has declared this to be a crime in totidem verhis.... more

IN TOTO
In the whole; wholly; completely; as, the award is void in toto. In the whole the part is contained: in toto et pars continetur. Dig. 50,... more

IN TRANSITU
During the transit, or removal from one place to another.2. The transit continues until the goods have arrived at their place of destination, and nothing remains... more

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