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