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 De Jure (Latin).De Mortuis Nil Nisi Bonum. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
De Lunatico Inquirendo (Latin).
A writ issued to inquire into the state of a person’s mind, whether it is sound or not. If not of sound mind, the person is called non compos, and is committed to proper guardians.   1

 De Jure (Latin).De Mortuis Nil Nisi Bonum. 

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