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IN PROPRIA PERSONA Definition & Legal Meaning

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In one’s own proper person.In quo quis delinquit, in eo de jure est puniendus. In whatever thing one offends, in that is he rightfully to be punished. Co. Litt. 2336; Wing. Max. 204, max. 58. The punishment shall have relation to the nature of the offense.


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