Locus delicti

LOCUS DELICTI. The place where the tort, offence, or injury has been committed.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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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).