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REUS, civil law. This word has two different meanings. 1. A party to a suit, whether plaintiff or defendant; Reus est qui cum altero litem contestatem habet, sive legit, sive cum eo adum est. 2. A party to a contract; reus credendi is be to whom something is due, by whatever title it may be; reus debendi is he who owes, for whatever cause. Poth. Pand. lib. 50, h.t.

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Media Contact: Jayne Navarre Diaz Reus Director of Media and Marketing 305-375-9220 | jnavarre@diazreus.
The u60 million-rated Reus missed Germany's triumphant World Cup campaign last summer due to an ankle injury picked up in a warm-up game.
REUS target for Man United | Fulham are set to make a swoop to land former Celtic star Gary Hooper on loan.
And Van Gaal's willingness to let promising prodigy Januzaj (above) join the German club is being seen as possible groundwork ahead of a bid for Reus, who signed a new four-year deal side back in February.
Reus is currently active in various committees and boards, including as member of the ICGN Shareholder Rights Committee, Totalbank's Board of Directors as well as Chairman of Totalbank's Audit Committee.
Reus did better in the 39th minute after Mario Goetze charged into the box finding the winger, who drilled home for his second goal this week.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan made it two a minute later before Reus added a third, tackling Wellenreuther as the keeper dwelt on the ball, to round off the victory.
The Daily Star has reported that a staggering 44 million euro has been the agreed amount of deal made by Real Madrid just to sign up Marco Reus into the team.
That the court dismissed the defendant bank's application despite contractual documents that contained opt-out provisions has significance beyond our case," said Arti Sangar, Diaz Reus (Dubai) partner and lead attorney for Bhatia.
Reus put the Greek champions out of sight before half-time with a stunning, curling shot before substitute Adrian Ramos added a fourth late on.
Dortmund have been unwilling to do business and Reus (above) has now told the Bundesliga club that he wants to wait until the end of the season before talking about a new deal.