JUDICIO SISTI

judicio sisti (joo-dish-ee-oh sis-tI). [Latin “to be present in court”]

1. Roman law. Appearance in court.

2. Roman law. Security for appearance in court; VADIMONIUM.

3. Scots law. A type of caution requiring a claimant or the principal debtor to appear in court whenever the opponent demanded it. • This type of caution was used in some criminal cases and in cases involving defendants who were foreigners or posed a flight risk. See CAUTION.