Jus abutendi legal definition of Jus abutendi
JUS ABUTENDI. The right to abuse. By this phrase is understood the right to
abuse property, or having full dominion over property. 3 Toull. n. 86.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Reference to contractual relations seems to accredit the idea that the Court emphasizes one of the characters of property in terms of the constitutional guarantee in relation to the other two that are otherwise also guaranteed, namely jus abutendi