Judicial equity

Equity administered by a court of justice, decreeing the aequum et bonum of the case, let who or what be the parties before them. Rhode Island v Massachusetts (US) 12 Pet 657, 738, 9 L Ed 1233, 1266.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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