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JUS PR^TORIUM Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In the civil law. The discretion of the prator, as distinct from the leges, or standing laws. 3 Bl. Comm. 49. That kind of law which the pr;etors introduced for the purpose of aiding, supplying, or correcting the civil law for the public benefit. Dig. 1, 1, 7. Called, also, “jus honorarium,” (q. v.)


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