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reasonable and probable cause [1 record]

Record 1 2010-08-25


Subject field(s)
  • Tort Law (common law)
  • Practice and Procedural Law

... when attacked with such extreme violence that his very life is in danger, a person is privileged to inflict grievous bodily harm or even kill, provided he believes on reasonable grounds that he cannot preserve himself by lesser means.


Malicious prosecution postulates two fault requirements: the proceedings complained of must have been instituted without reasonable and probable cause and for an improper purpose.


reasonable grounds; reasonable and probable grounds: usually used in the plural


  • Droit des délits (common law)
  • Droit judiciaire

motifs raisonnables : pluriel d'usage.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Derecho de ilícitos civiles (common law)
  • Derecho procesal
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