abuse  of  rights.  1.Int’l  law.A  country’s  exercise  of  a  right  either  in  a  way  that  impedes  the

enjoyment by other countries of their own rights or for a purpose different from that for which the

right was created (e.g., to harm another country).2.Louisiana law. A person’s exercise of a right in

an unneighborly spirit that, while of no benefit to that person, causes damage to the neighbor. [Blacks Law 8th]