de jure
de ju·re /dē-'ju̇r-ē, dā-'yu̇r-ā/ adv or adj [Medieval Latin, literally, from the law]
1: by right: of right
a de jure officer
2: in accordance with law see also de jure segregation at segregation compare de facto

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

de jure
I adjective according to law, authorized, authorized by law, by law, by order, by right of law, by statute, in accordance with law, in accordance with the ordinance, in accordance with the statute, in the eyes of the law, lawful, lawfully, legal, legally, legitimate, legitimately, licit, licitly, nomothetical, of right, sanctioned by law, within the law associated concepts: de jure board, de jure corporation, de jure director, de jure dissolution, de jure election, de jure judge, de jure marriage, de jure office, de jure officer, de jure sovereignty, de jure title II index ex officio III index jural

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

de jure
(Latin) By law, by right; the condition of being in compliance with all applicable laws; legitimate and lawful.
See also de facto

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

de jure
'by law'.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

de jure
(deh jur ay) Latin for according to the law. Compare: de facto
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

de jure
(Latin: In law.)
Legitimate; lawful, as a matter of law. Having complied with all the requirements imposed by law.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

de jure
[Latin, In law.] Legitimate; lawful, as a matter of law. Having complied with all the requirements imposed by law.
II By right; valid in law.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

de jure
   Latin for "lawful," as distinguished from de facto (actual).
   See also: de facto, de jure corporation

Law dictionary. . 2013.


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