lex loci delictii

Definition of "lex loci delictii"
  1. Refers to the principle that the jurisdiction where the crime or wrong was committed is the one whose laws apply
How to use "lex loci delictii" in a sentence
  1. Under the principle of lex loci delictii, the court applied the laws of the state where the incident occurred.
  2. The attorney argued that lex loci delictii should govern because the alleged negligence had occurred in Florida.
  3. Resolving disputes involving international incidents can be challenging without the concept of lex loci delictii.

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