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Meaning of Curia (Latin Term)

The following is an old definition of Curia (latin term) [1]: A court of justice; a court, or the court. Compare Forum. Curia advisari vult. Tlie court desires to deliberate – over the matter: the court reserves its decision, for the present. Abbreviated cur. ad. vult., and c. a. v. Originally, an entry upon the record of a cause, just argued, indicating that a decision would be rendered by and by. Later, it denoted a suspension of judgment until the court could examine the matter fully. Curia regis. The king’s court. Per curiam. By the court. A formula by which a judge may express the assent of the court to a thing asked, or by which a court may make any order whatever. Prefixed to a decision, may imply that the law in the case is too well settled to require either argument or elucidation. Rectus in curia. Right (unimpeached) in court, or before a court. The condition of a person who stands before a court with no charge of misconduct preferred against him, or cleared or purged of a charge. See under Actus; Amicus; Cursus.


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  1. Concept of Curia (latin term) provided by the Anderson Dictionary of Law (1889) (Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims and an Exposition of the Principles of Law: Comprising a Dictionary and Compendium of American and English Jurisprudence; William C. Anderson; T. H. Flood and Company, Law Publishers, Chicago, United States)

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  • Article Name: Curia
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  • Description: Meaning of Curia (Latin Term) The following is an old definition of Curia (latin term) [1]: A court of justice; a court, or [...]

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