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Word(s) of the Month: sua sponte Posted on Apr 7

Word(s) of the Month: sua sponte

Words of Law is a regular feature of Massachusetts Law Updates, highlighting a particular word or phrase and its meaning in law. Today’s phrase is sua sponte. sua sponte (s[y]oo- Ə spon-tee). [Latin “of one’s own accord; voluntarily”] Without prompting or suggestion; on its own   …Continue Reading Word(s) of the Month: sua sponte