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JUS CLOACAE,
civil law. The name of a servitude which requires the paity who is subject to it, to permit his neighbor to conduct the waters... more

JUS DARE.
To give or to make the law. Jus dare belongs to the legislature; jus dicere to the judge.... more

JUS DICERE
To declare the law. This word is used to explain the power which the court has to expound the law; and not to make... more

JUS DELIBERANDI
The right of deliberating, which in some countries, where the heir may have benefit of inventory, (q. v.) is given to him to consider... more

JUS DISPONENDI.
The right to dispose of a thing.... more

JUS DUPLICATUM,
property, title. When a man has the possession as well as the property of anything, he is said to have a double right, jus... more

JUS FECIALE.
Among the Romans it was that species of international law which had its foundation in the religious belief of different nations, such as the... more

JUS FIDUCIARUM,
Civil law. A right to something held in trust; for this there was a remedy in conscience. 2 Bl. Com. 328.... more

JUS GENTIUM.
The law of nations. (q. v.) Although the Romans used these words in the sense we attach to law of nations, yet among them... more

JUS GLADII
Supreme jurisdiction. The right to absolve from, or condemn a man to death.... more

JUS HABENDI.
The right to have and enjoy a thing.... more

JUS INCOGNITUM.
An unknown law. This term is applied by the civilians to obsolete laws, which, as Bacon truly observes, are unjust, for the law to... more

JUS LEGITIMUM
civil law. A legal right which might have been enforced by due course of law.. 2 Bl. Com. 328.... more

JUS MARITI,
Scotch law. The right of the hushand to administer, during the marriage, his wife s goods and the rents of her heritage. 2. In... more

JUS MERUM.
A simple or bare right; a right to property in land, without possession, or the right of possession.... more

JUS PATRONATUS
eccl. law. A commission from the bishop, directed usually to his chancellor and others of competent learning, who are required to summon a jury composed... more

JUS PERSONARUM
The right of persons. 2. A branch of the law which embraces the theory of the different classes of men who exist in a... more

JUS PRECARIUM
civil law. A right to a thing held for another, for which there was no remedy. 2 Bl. Com. 328.... more

JUS POSTLIMINII,
property, title. The right to claim property after re-capture. Vide, Postliminy; Marsh. Ins. 573; 1 Kent, Com. 108. Dane s Ab. Index, h. t.... more

JUS PROJICIENDI
Civil law. The name of a servitude; it is the right which the owner of a building has of projecting a part of his building... more

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