academic question
A theoretical, abstract, hypothetical, or speculative question, involving no actual controversy over rights. 20 Am J2d Cis § 81; 22 Am J2d Dec J § 10.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • academic question — theoretical question, question based on assumption …   English contemporary dictionary

  • academic question — An issue which does not require answer or adjudication by court because it is not necessary to case. A hypothetical or moot question. In re Electrolux Corp., 288 N.Y. 440, 43 N.E.2d 480. See hypothetical question …   Black's law dictionary

  • academic question — An issue which does not require answer or adjudication by court because it is not necessary to case. A hypothetical or moot question. In re Electrolux Corp., 288 N.Y. 440, 43 N.E.2d 480. See hypothetical question …   Black's law dictionary

  • academic — The central meanings of this word (‘of or belonging to an academy or institution for higher learning’) survive, but a little more than a century ago it developed a depreciatory range of meanings ‘merely theoretical, having no practical… …   Modern English usage

  • academic — [ak΄ə dem′i kəlak΄ə dem′ik] adj. [L academicus < academia: see ACADEMY] 1. of colleges, universities, etc.; scholastic; scholarly 2. having to do with general or liberal rather than technical or vocational education 3. of or belonging to an… …   English World dictionary

  • question — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. problem, subject; query, interrogation; doubt, dispute. See inquiry. v. t. interrogate, examine, cross examine, quiz; dispute, challenge, doubt. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A query] Syn. inquiry, inquiring …   English dictionary for students

  • academic — I. noun Date: 1587 1. a member of an institution of learning 2. a person who is academic in background, outlook, or methods 3. plural academic subjects < has no interest in academics > II. adjective also academical …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • academic — /ak euh dem ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a college, academy, school, or other educational institution, esp. one for higher education: academic requirements. 2. pertaining to areas of study that are not primarily vocational or applied, as the… …   Universalium

  • academic — Pertaining to college, university, or preparatory school. Sisters of Mercy v. Town of Hooksett, 93 N.H. 301, 42 A.2d 222, 225. A question or issue which is not relevant to case or is premature or hypothetical. In re Battell s Will, 286 N.Y. 97,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • academic — Pertaining to college, university, or preparatory school. Sisters of Mercy v. Town of Hooksett, 93 N.H. 301, 42 A.2d 222, 225. A question or issue which is not relevant to case or is premature or hypothetical. In re Battell s Will, 286 N.Y. 97,… …   Black's law dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”