running at large
1) A reference to an animal that is roaming free, such as cattle that have escaped an enclosure or a dog that has slipped its leash. The owner of an animal running at large is generally liable for any damage it causes.
2) A reference to a candidate who is campaigning for an office elected by an entire city, county, or state, rather than from a particular political district within that larger region.
Category: Accidents & Injuries
Category: Divorce & Family Law → Pet Law: Dogs & Cats
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Homeowners
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

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

running at large
   1) referring to cattle or other animals which have escaped from an enclosure and are wandering. The owner will be liable for damage caused by such animals.
   2) political campaigning by a candidate running for an office from no specific district, but from an entire city, county or state.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • running at large — The running or wandering of animals not under restraint offence or other inclosure. 4 Am J2d Am § 90 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • running at large — Refers to candidate for public office who seeks election from entire town or city and not just from one ward or district. Term is also applied to wandering or straying animals …   Black's law dictionary

  • at large — An animal wandering, roving, or rambling at will and unrestrained. 4 Am J2d Am § 42. See common at large; creditor at large; damages at large; in gross; running at large …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • run at large — See running at large …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Gorilla at Large — Promotional one sheet poster Directed by Harmon Jones Produced by …   Wikipedia

  • Wildthyme at Large — Bigfinishbox title=Wildthyme at Large series=Iris Wildthyme number=1 writer=Paul Magrs director=Gary Russell producer=Gary Russell set between= Verdigris and The Devil in Ms Wildthyme length=70 minutes| Wildthyme at Large is a Big Finish… …   Wikipedia

  • Hackers at Large — HAL2001 was a Dutch hacker con held at the University of Twente near Enschede, The Netherlands in August 2001. This site, which hosts one of Europe s major network operations centers, was unique in allowing the conference to have, to date, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Doctor at Large (TV series) — For information about the television series, including sequels, see Doctor in the House (TV). Doctor at Large Format Comedy Starring Barry Evans Geoffrey Davies George Layton Ernest Clark Country of origin …   Wikipedia

  • Large Hadron Collider — LHC redirects here. For other uses, see LHC (disambiguation). Coordinates: 46°14′N 06°03′E / 46.233°N 6.05°E / 46.233; 6.05 …   Wikipedia

  • Running — Runner redirects here. For other uses, see Runner (disambiguation). This article is about the type of locomotion in humans. For running in horses, see Horse gait. For locomotion in dogs, see Gait (dog). For general locomotion, see Gait. For other …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”