intra legem

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intra legem

  1. ('Equity Intra Legem') - A court's power to interpret and apply the law to achieve the most equitable result.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Intra legem is one of three phrases used by lawyers to classify principles of equity in cases, where intra legem authorizes the equity.

Definition Source Blacks Law Dictionary 10th Edition (2014)

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