Locus delicti legal definition of Locus delicti
LOCUS DELICTI. The place where the tort, offence, or injury has been
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This rule requires reference to the laws of two places before action could be taken-the law of the forum (the lex fori) and the law of the place of the tort (the lex locus delicti
Dow insisted that this situs was New Jersey while plaintiff pointed to Victoria as the locus delicti
. From the latter proposition, plaintiff reasoned that Victoria was an appropriate forum.
First, both parties agree that the forum for deciding this case should be at the locus delicti
. There is a dispute, however, as to where this is.