in personam

[in per-soh-nam]
noun Law.
(of a legal proceeding or judgment) directed against a party or parties, rather than against property.
Compare in rem.

1880–85; < Latin Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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in personam (ɪn pɜːˈsəʊnæm)
law Compare in rem (of a judicial act) directed against a specific person or persons

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