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 for jus civile
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  jus civile
      n 1: the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian;
           the basis for many modern systems of civil law [syn: Roman
           law, Justinian code, civil law, jus civile]

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  JUS CIVILE. Among the Romans by jus civile was understood the civil law, in 
  contradistinction to the public law, or jus gentium. 1 Savigny, Dr. Rom. c. 
  1, Sec. 1. 

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