res /'rās, 'rēz/ n [Latin]
1: a thing (as a property, interest, or status) as opposed to a person that is the object of rights and esp. that is the subject matter of litigation
a court with jurisdiction over the res of the suit compare in personam, in rem, quasi in rem
the res of the trust was the marital homeStopka v. Commercial Embroidery, Inc., 428 N.E.2d 1130 (1981)

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I index article (commodity), article (distinct section of a writing), commodities II index corpus III index effects, fact, issue (matter in dispute), item, matter (subject), occurrence, point (item), possession (property), possessions, substance (essentiai nature)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

(Latin) Thing; a thing or object; the subject matter of a lawsuit.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Latin for "thing" or "matter."
Category: Representing Yourself in Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

n. Latin The thing. The subject of the matter-that is, an action concerning an object or property, rather than a person,; the status of individuals.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

(Latin: A thing.)
An object, a subject matter, or a status against which legal proceedings have been instituted.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

[Latin, A thing.] An object, a subject matter, or a status against which legal proceedings have been instituted.
II A thing; the subject matter.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

   Latin, "thing." In law lingo res is used in conjunction with other Latin words as "thing that."

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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