Definition of locus standi in English:

locus standi

Pronunciation: /ˌləʊkəs ˈstandʌɪ//ˌlɒkəs ˈstandʌɪ/

noun

Law
  • The right or capacity to bring an action or to appear in a court:

    ‘a foreign government which has not been recognized by the UK government has no locus standi in the English courts’
    • ‘The Respondents at the outset took up a preliminary objection that the Petitioner has no locus standi to make this application.’
    • ‘The principle of locus standi in effect serves as a ‘gate-keeping function to exclude vexatious litigants or unworthy cases’.’

Origin

Latin, literally place of standing.

Pronunciation:

locus standi

/ˌləʊkəs ˈstandʌɪ//ˌlɒkəs ˈstandʌɪ/