apparent danger


apparent danger
As used with reference to the doctrine of self-defense in homicide, means such overt actual demonstration, by conduct and acts, of a design to take life or do some great personal injury, as would make the killing apparently necessary to self-preservation.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • apparent danger — danger which can be seen, danger which is perceptible …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apparent danger — A danger which is capable of being seen or otherwise comprehended through the medium of the senses; one as well known to a person injured thereby as to the owner of the premises upon which it exists. Martin v Brown, 56 Idaho 379, 54 P2d 1157 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • apparent danger — noun : danger that appears from overt actual demonstration (as by conduct and acts indicative of a design to take life or inflict great personal injury) to make homicide appear necessary to self preservation …   Useful english dictionary

  • apparent danger — As used with reference to the doctrine of self defense in homicide, means such overt actual demonstration, by conduct and acts, of a design to take life or do some great personal injury, as would make the killing apparently necessary to self… …   Black's law dictionary

  • apparent — ap·par·ent adj 1: capable of being easily seen, perceived, or discovered apparent defects apparent ambiguity 2: having a right to succeed to a title or estate that cannot be defeated 3: appearing to one s senses and esp. one s vision or to one s… …   Law dictionary

  • danger — I noun assailability, crisis, defenselessness, discrimen, exposure to harm, hazard, helplessness, imperilment, jeopardy, lack of protection, lack of safety, liability to injury, menace, nonimmunity, penetrability, periculum, peril, perilousness,… …   Law dictionary

  • danger — Jeopardy; exposure to loss or injury; peril. State v. Londe, 345 Mo. 185, 132 S.W.2d 501, 506. See also apparent danger dangerous hazard imminent danger peril …   Black's law dictionary

  • danger — Jeopardy; exposure to loss or injury; peril. State v. Londe, 345 Mo. 185, 132 S.W.2d 501, 506. See also apparent danger dangerous hazard imminent danger peril …   Black's law dictionary

  • apparent necessity — See apparent danger …   Black's law dictionary

  • apparent necessity — See apparent danger …   Black's law dictionary