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LEAN Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

To incline in opinion or preference. A court is sometimes said to “lean against” a doctrine, construction, or view contended for, whereby it is meant that the court regards it with disfavor or repugnance, because of its inexpedieuce, injustice, or inconsistency


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