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ACTIO FURTI Definition & Legal Meaning

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An action of theft; an action founded upon theft. Inst. 4, 1, 13-17; Bract, fol. 144. This could only be brought for lite penalty attached to the offense, and not to recover the thing stolen itself, for which other actions were provided. Inst. 4, 1, 1!).


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