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CONSTITUTOR, civil law. He who promised by a simple pact to pay the debt of another; and this is always a principal obligation. Inst. 4, 6, 9.

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The constitutor is the person or the legal entity that can create the fiducia.
The law is an important constitutor of social norms and thus its pronouncements are performative in ways that affect more than just the parties at bar.
He or she is also an active constitutor of the world, capable of creating freedoms.
On such a view lawyers are 'creative constitutors who work the indeterminate relation between lawyers and clients to progressive effects'.