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De jure (in Classical Latin de iure) is an expression that means "based on law", as contrasted with de facto, which means "in fact". Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... Classical Latin is the language used by the principal exponents of that language in what is usually regarded as classical Latin literature. ... Equality and the balancing of our interests under law is symbolised by a blindfold and weighing scales For other senses of this word, see Law (disambiguation). ... De facto is a Latin expression that means in fact or in practice. It is commonly used as opposed to de jure (meaning by law) when referring to matters of law or governance or technique (such as standards), that are found in the common experience as created or developed without...


The terms de jure and de facto are used instead of "in principle" and "in practice", respectively, when one is describing political situations. De jure is also translated as "by law" and de facto is also translated as "in practice". A practice may exist de facto, where for example the people obey a contract as though there were a law enforcing it yet there is no such law. A process known as "desuetude" may allow de facto practices to replace obsolete laws. On the other hand, practices may exist de jure and not be obeyed or observed by the people. De facto is a Latin expression that means in fact or in practice. It is commonly used as opposed to de jure (meaning by law) when referring to matters of law or governance or technique (such as standards), that are found in the common experience as created or developed without... Politics is the process by which groups make decisions. ... In law, desuetude (from the French word désuet, outdated) is a doctrine that causes statutes, similar legislation, or legal principles to lapse and become unenforceable by a long habit of non-enforcement or lapse of time; it is what happens to unrepealed laws when they become obsolete. ...


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De Jure (193 words)
The term is various applied; as, a king or officer de jure, or a wife de jure.
A government de jure, but not de facto, is one deemed lawful, which has been supplanted; a government de jure and also de facto is one deemed lawful, which is present or established; a government de facto is one deemed unlawful, but which is present or established.
In this sense contrary of de facto, (which see.) It may also be contrasted with de gratia, in which case it means “as a matter of right,” as de gratia means “by grace or favor.” Again it may be contrasted with de æquitate; here meaning “by law,” as the latter means “by equity.” See Government.
Lettonie (12) reconnaissance "de jure" 1921 (596 words)
Le Conseil suprême des Puissances alliées, prenant en considération les demandes présentées à diverses reprises par votre Gouvernement, a décidé, dans sa séance d'aujourd'hui, de reconnaître la Lettonie comme Etat de jure.
Grosvalds, président de la Déléguation lettone à Paris au moment de la reconnaissance "de jure": A la séance du Conseil suprême, "…Aristide Briand avait invité ses collègues à se prononcer sur la question de la reconnaissance des Etats baltes et de la Géorgie, en exprimant lui-même une opinion favorable.
Alors le délégué de l'Italie, le comte sforza, prit la parole et déclara que le gouvernement italien était décidé à accorder la reconnaissance et qu'il agirait seul, même si les autres délégués s'y opposaient.
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