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QUO JURE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Lat. In old English practice. A writ which lay for one that had land in which another claimed common, to compel the latter to show by what title he claimed it. Cowell; Fitzh. Nat. Brev. 128, F. Quo ligatur, eo dissolvitur. 2 Rolle, 21. By the same mode by which a thing is bound, by that is it released.


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