lex fori

Definition of "lex fori"
  1. The rule or statute applicable in the jurisdiction where a legal action is filed
How to use "lex fori" in a sentence
  1. The judge applied the lex fori, or the law of their own court, to resolve the case.
  2. International disputes often hinge on the application of lex fori.
  3. The legal team decided to argue their case based on lex fori rather than foreign law.

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