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EXPEDIMENT Definition & Legal Meaning

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Definition & Citations:

The whole of a person’s goods and chattels, bag and baggage. Wharton.Expedit reipublicse ne sna re quia male ntatur. It is for the interest of the state thata man should not enjoy his own property improperly, (to the injury of others.) Inst. 1,8, 2.Expedit reipublicae ut ait finis litium.It is for the advantage of the state that there be au end of suits; it is for the publicgood that actions be brought to a close. Co. Litt 303b.

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