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REAL LAW Definition & Legal Meaning

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At common law. The body of laws relating to real property. This use of the term is popular rather than tech- nical. In the civil law. A law which relates to specific property, whether movable or Im- movable. Laws purely real directly and Indirectly regulate property, and the rights of property, without intermeddling with or changing the state of the person. Wharton.


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