Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    In the forum; in the court.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In a (or the) forum, court or tribunal.
    —In foro conscientiae. In the tribunal of conscience; conscientiously; considered from a moral, rather than a legal, point of view.
    —In foro contentioso. In the forum of contention or litigation.
    —In foro ecclesiastico. In an ecclesiastical forum; in the ecclesiastical court. Fleta, lib. 2, c. 57, § 13.
    —In foro saeculari. In a secular forum or court Fleta, lib. 2, c. 57, § 14 ; 1 Bl. Camm. 20.