jus publicum

Definition of "jus publicum"
  1. A term referring to the rights associated with public ownership
How to use "jus publicum" in a sentence
  1. The town exercises jus publicum over the local park, meaning it is owned by all residents in the community.
  2. As a state university, the property is under jus publicum, implying it's held in trust for the public.
  3. The local government argued that as per the principles of jus publicum, the local river was a public resource.

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