just cause of provocation


just cause of provocation
See provocation.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • just cause — A cause outside legal cause, which must be based on reasonable grounds, and there must be a fair and honest cause or reason, regulated by good faith. Dubois v. Gentry, 182 Tenn. 103, 184 S.W.2d 369, 371. Fair, adequate, reasonable cause. In re… …   Black's law dictionary

  • just cause — A cause outside legal cause, which must be based on reasonable grounds, and there must be a fair and honest cause or reason, regulated by good faith. Dubois v. Gentry, 182 Tenn. 103, 184 S.W.2d 369, 371. Fair, adequate, reasonable cause. In re… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • cause — 1 n 1: something that brings about an effect or result the negligent act which was the cause of the plaintiff s injury ◇ The cause of an injury must be proven in both tort and criminal cases. actual cause: cause in fact in this entry but–for… …   Law dictionary

  • provocation — prov·o·ca·tion /ˌprä və kā shən/ n 1: the act of provoking 2: something that provokes, arouses, or stimulates Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

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  • malice aforethought — Law. a predetermination to commit an unlawful act without just cause or provocation (applied chiefly to cases of first degree murder). Also called malice prepense. [1660 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • malice aforethought — mal′ice afore′thought n. law a predetermination to commit an unlawful act without just cause or provocation. Also called mal′ice prepense′ • Etymology: 1660–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • malice — The intentional doing of a wrongful act without just cause or excuse, with an intent to inflict an injury or under circumstances that the law will imply an evil intent. A condition of mind which prompts a person to do a wrongful act willfully,… …   Black's law dictionary


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