legalis homo (l<<schwa>>-gay-lis hoh-moh). [Latin “lawful man”] Hist. A person who has full legal capacity and full legal rights; one who has not been deprived of any rights in court by outlawry, excommunication, or infamy. • A legalis homo was said to stand rectus in curia (“right in court”). A lawful man was able to serve as a juror and to swear an oath. — Also termed legal man; lawful man; lageman; liber et legalis homo. See RECTUS IN CURIA. Pl. legales homines (l<<schwa>>-gay-leez hom-<<schwa>>-neez).
[Blacks Law 8th]