JUSTIFICATION , in
See also:law, the showing by a
See also:defendant in a suit of sufficient reason why he did what he was called upon to answer, For example, in an
See also:action for assault and battery, the defendant may prove in justification that the prosecutor assaulted or
See also:beat him first, and that he acted merely in self-defence . The word is employed particularly in actions for
See also:defamation, and has in this connexion a somewhat
See also:special meaning . When a
See also:libel consists of a specific
See also:charge a plea of justification is a plea that the words are true in substance and in fact (see LIBEL AND
See also:SLANDER) .
HIGH COURT OF JUSTICIARY
JUSTIN (JUNIANUS JUSTINUS)
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