What is RECUPERATIO?

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 injuri- am eztortam sive detentam, per senten- tiam 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 cau- sam, alterius adductse per judicem ac- quisitio. Co. Litt. 154a. Recovery is the acquisition by sentence of a judge of anything brought into the cause of another.

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