Duhaime's Law Dictionary

D
Legal definitions for terms and concepts beginning with D

Duty
A legal obligation for a person to conduct himself to a certain standard failing which he could be liable for negligence if damages occur in the result.
Duty of Care
An obligation to conform to a certain standard of conduct for the protection of another against an unreasonable risk of harm.
Duty of Fair Representation
A union's duty to be free of arbitrary judgment or discrimination or bad faith towards one it its members.
Dwelling
A place to live in.
Dying Declaration
Exception to the hearsay rule: a statement of fact made by a dying victim relating to the cause and circumstances of a homicide.
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