lex loci

[leks loh-sahy, -kee, -kahy]
noun Law.
the law of a place.

1825–35; < Latin lēx locī

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lex loci (ˈləʊsaɪ, -kiː)
the law of the place
[from Latin]

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Plaintiffs argue, however, that the rule of lex loci applies to their tort action.
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