Postliminium

The principle of postliminium, as a part of public international law, is a specific version of the maxim ex injuria jus non oritur, providing for the invalidity of all illegitimate acts that an occupant may have performed on a given territory after its recapture by the legitimate sovereign. Therefore, if the occupant has appropriated and sold publ...
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Postliminium

• (n.) Alt. of Postliminy
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postliminium

postliminium A Roman citizen who was captured by an enemy was regarded by Roman law as a slave, except that his rights were not extinguished, but put in temporary suspension.
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Postliminium

That right in virtue of which persons and things taken by the enemy are restored to their former state, when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belong.The jus posiliminii was a fiction of the Roman law. It is a right recognized by the law of nations, and contributes essentially to mitigate the, calamities of war. When, there.....
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