sui juris

Definitions of "sui juris"
  1. The term refers to a person who has the full legal ability to act for themselves without the control of another
  2. It means an individual who has the qualifications to fully participate as a citizen, which might include holding a public post or participating on a jury
How to use "sui juris" in a sentence
  1. Since she turned 18, Emily became sui juris and can now sign her contracts.
  2. As a sui juris, he was eligible for selection into the jury.
  3. Being sui juris, she decided to run for the local office without needing her guardian's approval.

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