inquisitio post mortem

inquisitio post mortem
An inquisition or inquest after death. See post mortem.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • inquest — An investigation conducted by a coroner or medical examiner, sometimes with the aid of a jury, to determine the cause of death of a person in a case where death is due, or is supposed to be due, to violence or other unlawful means. 18 Am J2d Corn …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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