Jus tertii

Filed Under: Torts

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A Latin phrase for “a right in a third person.” A normally unsuccessful plea made by a tortfeasor in respect of an action for trespass to land or chattels indicating that the plaintiff’s possession was wrongful vis-à-vis a third person.

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