ripe
ripe adj
1: of, relating to, or being a claim for relief that is ready for judicial resolution because the injury is certain to occur and is not merely hypothetical or speculative compare moot
2: ready and appropriate for disclosure because reasonably determined to be valid and not required to be kept secret for business reasons
— used of corporate information
ripe·ness n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

ripe
I adjective adult, advanced, brought to perfection, complete, consummate, filled out, finished, fit, full, fullblown, full-grown, fully developed, fully grown, grown, ideal, mature, maturus, mellow, perfect, prepared, prime, primed, ready, seasoned, tempestivus, usable, well-developed associated concepts: ripe for adjudication II index ready (prepared)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


ripe
Referring to a claim for relief that is ready for a court's review because an injury has occurred or will occur, and is not just hypothetical or speculative.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

ripe
adj.
   in constitutional law, referring to a law case appealed from a state or federal court which is ready for consideration by the Supreme Court, meaning that all other avenues for determining the case have been exhausted, there is a real controversy and the law needs to be settled on one or more issues raised by the case.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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