RES INTEGRA. An entire thing; an entirely new or untouched matter. This term is applied to those points of law which have not been decided, which are "untouched by dictum or decision." 3 Meriv. R. 269; 1 Burge on the Confl. of Laws, 241.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.