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ACTIO STRICTI JURIS Definition & Legal Meaning

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An action of strict right. The class of civil law personal actions, which were adjudged only by the strict law, and in which the judge was limited to the precise language of the formula, and had no discretionary power to regard the bona fides of the transaction. See Inst. 4, 0. 28; Gains, iii. 137; Mackeld. Rom. Law,


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