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Term of the Day: depecage
depecage n[French dépeÇage dismemberment, from dépecer to carve up, analyze minutely]
: a rule in conflicts of law: the laws of different states may be applied to different issues in the same dispute
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.
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