Reasonable Man

Some articles on reasonable, reasonable man:

Natural Justice - Rule Against Bias - Forms of Bias - Apparent Bias
... tests "real likelihood of bias" and "reasonable suspicion of bias" ... of Chievely also stated that "the court should look at the matter through the eyes of a reasonable man, because the court in cases such as these personifies the reasonable man" ... 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 ...
Manslaughter In English Law - History - Voluntary Manslaughter - Former Partial Defence of Provocation - Objective Limb: The Reasonable Man Test
... to succeed 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 provocation to the defendant, but characteristics ... 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
... the ascertainment of the meaning 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 ... the way in which the language of the document would have been understood by a reasonable man ... 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 man and/or reasonable:

    Wedding: the point at which a man stops toasting a woman and begins roasting her.
    Helen Rowland (1875–1950)

    Amplification is the vice of modern oratory. It is an insult to an assembly of reasonable men, disgusting and revolting instead of persuading. Speeches measured by the hour, die by the hour.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)