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STRICTI JURIS Definition & Legal Meaning

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Lat. Of strict right or law; according to strict law. “A license is a thing stricti juris; a privilege which a man does not possess by his own right, but it is conceded to him as an indulgence, and therefore it is to be strictly observed.” 2 ltob. Adm. 117.


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