legal injury


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Noun1.legal injury - any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
injury - wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted
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Supreme Court, "the psychological consequence presumably produced by observation of conduct with which one disagrees" is not a legal injury. For this reason, individuals have standing to pursue alleged violations of the Establishment Clause in two narrow circumstances.
New York's highest court has said that the purpose of the privilege is to permit a client to discuss sensitive matters with a lawyer without fear of legal injury or embarrassment from disclosure.
The freedom of expression would not include making a statement which may result in causing any legal injury to other [parents],' reads the order given by Hyderabad Circuit Bench comprising justice Salahuddin Panhwar and justice Fahim Ahmed Siddiqi here Friday.
'The undeniable fact is that they will not sustain any legal injury by virtue of the former President's remains being buried at the said military shrine,' it said.
Bryant Bank argued the statute of limitations did not begin to run until WST defaulted on the loan and caused Bryant Bank to incur a legal injury.
On the other hand, waiting for more information before acting could bring "an immediate legal injury" to the children of those households.
Yet I don't think it would be possible, in a civilized legal system, to derive a legal injury or right from this fact.
Fraud entails any false representation of a matter of fact that deceives and is intended to deceive a victim so that the latter will act upon it to his legal injury and detriment.
The Construction of Legal Injury Versus the Legal Construction
On this account, gay men did not enlist the State's remedial energies by claiming HIV-transmission as a legal injury because the State was the enemy, or at least a force that had to be treated as hostile.

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