Duhaime's Law Dictionary Jure Definition: Latin: by right, under legal authority. Related Terms: Jus In Latin, also spelled iure.In the Oxford Latin Dictionary:"iure: according to the law; with legal sanction, rightfully. With good reason, justly, deservedly, etc."Similarly, the Follett Latin Dictionary:"iure: justly, with justice, by rights, rightfully.""From Roman law: by right, under legal authority or by the authority of the law. The Australian Legal Dictionary defines jure as:"Jure, in Roman law; righfully or legally."A variation, juris means "of right" or "of the law."See, also, jurisprudence which means "science of the law."REFERENCES:Glare, P.G.W. Editor, Oxford Latin Dictionary (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990), Volume 1Levine, Edwin and others, Latin Dictionary (New York: Follet Publishing, 1967), page189. Nygh, Peter and Butt, P., editors, Australian Legal Dictionary (Sydney: Butterworths, 1997), page 650. Categories & Topics: Dictionary of Latin Law Terms Duhaime's International Law Dictionary Always looking up definitions? Save time with our search provider (modern browsers only) If you find an error or omission in Duhaime's Law Dictionary, or if you have suggestion for a legal term, we'd love to hear from you!