Reasonable Man

Some articles on reasonable, reasonable man:

Natural Justice - Rule Against Bias - Forms of Bias - Apparent Bias
... jurisdictions apply two different tests "real likelihood of bias" and "reasonable suspicion of bias" ... On the other hand, the reasonable suspicion test asks whether a reasonable and fair-minded person sitting in court and knowing all the relevant facts would have a ... real likelihood test is in reality similar to that of reasonable suspicion ...
Manslaughter In English Law - History - Voluntary Manslaughter - Former Partial Defence of Provocation - Objective Limb: The Reasonable Man Test
... was ‘whether the provocation was enough to make a reasonable man act as did?’ ... The reasonable man for the purposes of this test had the same sex and age as the defendant and shared such characteristics as affect the gravity of the ... Finally, the reasonable man always had reasonable powers of self-control and was never intoxicated ...
Investors Compensation Scheme Ltd V West Bromwich Building Society - Judgment
... which the document would convey to a reasonable person having all the background knowledge which would reasonably have been available to the parties in the situation in which they were at ... have affected the way in which the language of the document would have been understood by a reasonable man ... which a document (or any other utterance) would convey to a reasonable man is not the same thing as the meaning of its words ...

Famous quotes containing the words reasonable man, man and/or reasonable:

    The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    I am not a literary man.... I am a man of science, and I am interested in that branch of Anthropology which deals with the history of human speech.
    —J.A.H. (James Augustus Henry)

    The whole duty of man consists in being reasonable and just.... I am reasonable because I know the difference between understanding and not understanding and I am just because I have no opinion about things I I don’t understand.
    Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)