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RECUPERATIO Definition & Legal Meaning

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Lat. In old English law. Recovery; restitution by the sentence of a judge of a thing that has been wrongfully taken or detained. Co. Litt 154a.

Recuperatio, i. e., ad rem, per injuriam eztortam sive detentam, per sententiam judicis restitutio. Co. Litt. 154a.

Recovery, i. e., restitution by sentence of a judge of a thing wrongfully extorted or detained. Recuperatio est alicujus rel in causam, alterius adductse per judicem acquisitio. Co. Litt. 154a.

Recovery is the acquisition by sentence of a judge of anything brought into the cause of another.

See., e.g., What Is Restitution?


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