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OBJECTIVE STANDARD Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

A standard that is based on factual measurements, in the absence of a biased judgement or analysis.

TLD Example: The use of a reasonable person standard to determine whether someone acted negligently in causing an accident is an example of an objective standard because it does not require an analysis of the mindset of a particular person.


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