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reasonable person standard

Reasonable man standard Law & medicine A standard of behavior that is appropriate and expected for a mentally stable or 'reasonable' person under particular circumstances. See Canterbury v Spence, Contributory negligence, Negligence.
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He called on 'all reasonable persons within and outside the country who desire the growth and sustenance of democracy in this part of the world' to rise up and condemn what is going on in Rivers state.
In its decision, the high court reversed a Court of Special Appeals ruling that Baltimore County Circuit Judge Susan Souder had improperly instructed the jury to determine how a "reasonable person" would have treated the patient rather than how a reasonable neurosurgeon would have done so.
We further conclude that a reasonable person familiar with the facts and circumstances of the entire record in the first prosecution against Schultz would understand "early fall of 2012" to mean no later than September 30, 2012.
In the law of negligence, whether a person has failed to take reasonable care is determined by reference to the 'reasonable person'.
Where the harm has occurred unintentionally or due to carelessness, the court will apply the reasonable person standard.
He said: "A reasonable person taking a child on holiday would be expected to some extent to explore what consequences there would be for that."
First, is the public disclosure of private facts tort, which requires the public disclosure of a private fact that would be offensive and objectionable to a reasonable person and that is not a legitimate public concern or interest.
Chief Justice John Roberts said it was not enough for prosecutors to show that the comments of Anthony Elonis about killing his ex-wife and harming others would make a reasonable person feel threatened.

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