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 — 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

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  • 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

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  • danger line — noun a line beyond which it is dangerous to go (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑line * * * noun : a real or imaginary boundary beyond which danger will be encountered * * * danger line noun The boundary between safety and danger • • • Main Entry: ↑danger …   Useful english dictionary

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