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Forma Pauperis

(Latin, Under plea of poverty). To sue in forma pauperis. When a person has just cause of a suit, but is so poor that he cannot raise £5, the judge will assign him lawyers and counsel without the usual fees.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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