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The right of survivorship. This is often applied to survivorship in joint tenancy situations.
ius accrescendi: In Roman law, the right of survivorship -- i.e. the right of the survivor or survivors of two or more joint tenants to the tenancy or estate, upon the death of one or more of the Joint tenants. ⁕Jus accrescendi inter mercatores, pro benefio commercii, locum non habet. The right of survivorship has no place between merchants, for the benefit of commerce. Co. Litt. 182
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