- in perpetuam rei memoriam
- For the perpetuation of the memory of the matter. The characterization of a deposition taken in advance of trial, for use in the event the attendance of the witness at the trial cannot be secured. Richter v Jerome, 115 US 55, 29 L Ed 345, 5 S Ct 1162.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.