Usucapio was a concept in Roman law that dealt with the acquisition of ownership of something through possession. It was subsequently developed as a principle of civil law systems, usucaption. It is similar to the common law concept of adverse possession, or acquiring land prescriptively. ==Overview== Since mancipatio and in iure cessio were inher...
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(from the article `Roman law`) Usucapio referred to ownership acquired by length of possession. In early Roman law, two years of continuous possession established title in the case ...
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