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Sub Nomine

sub nomine prep

[Latin]
: under the name of [the testator made him a trustee sub nomine “Charlie Smith”] often used in full or abbreviated form in legal citations to indicate the name under which the litigation continued [Castro v. Beecher, 522 F. Supp. 873, 877 (D. Mass. 1981), aff'd sub nom.NAACP v. Beecher, 679 F.2d 965 (1st Cir. 1982)]



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

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