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Actio De In Rem Verso

actio de in rem verso n

[Latin, legal action over something converted to the benefit (of the principal in the law of agency)]
in the civil law of Louisiana
: a doctrine equivalent to the common-law doctrine of unjust enrichment



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.