Definition of "depecage"
  1. A legal principle in conflict of laws where various parts of a case could be governed by the laws of different jurisdictions
How to use "depecage" in a sentence
  1. The concept of depecage allowed the court to apply different state laws to various aspects of the case.
  2. Depecage allows for the unique situation where a single case can be split and evaluated under several jurisdictions' legal rules.
  3. Because we used depecage, we had to understand and apply a range of laws from different locations for the different elements of the case.

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