imputed knowledge

imputed knowledge
n.
Knowledge that is attributed to a person because he or she had a duty to know it and it was available.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


imputed knowledge
The comprehension attributed or charged to a person because the facts in issue were open to discovery and it was that person's duty to apprise himself or herself of them; more accurately described as knowledge.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


imputed knowledge
The comprehension attributed or charged to a person because the facts in issue were open to discovery and it was that person's duty to apprise himself or herself of them; more accurately described as knowledge.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • imputed knowledge — This phrase is sometimes used as equivalent to implied notice, i.e., knowledge attributed or charged to a person because the facts in question were open to his discovery and it was his duty to inform himself as to them. In law of agency, notice… …   Black's law dictionary

  • imputed knowledge — This phrase is sometimes used as equivalent to implied notice, i.e., knowledge attributed or charged to a person because the facts in question were open to his discovery and it was his duty to inform himself as to them. In law of agency, notice… …   Black's law dictionary

  • imputed knowledge — An agent s knowledge which is binding upon his principal because of the agency relationship between them. 3 Am J2d Agency § 273; 29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 1019. Knowledge of a fact or facts charged to a person because the circumstances are such that… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • knowledge — know·ledge n 1 a: awareness or understanding esp. of an act, a fact, or the truth: actual knowledge (1) in this entry b: awareness that a fact or circumstance probably exists; broadly: constructive knowledge in this entry see also …   Law dictionary

  • knowledge — Acquaintance with fact or truth. People v. Henry, 23 Cal.App.2d 155, 72 P.2d 915, 921. It has also been defined as act or state of knowing or understanding, Witters v. U. S., 70 App.D.C. 316, 106 F.2d 837, 840; actual knowledge, notice or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • knowledge — Acquaintance with fact or truth. People v. Henry, 23 Cal.App.2d 155, 72 P.2d 915, 921. It has also been defined as act or state of knowing or understanding, Witters v. U. S., 70 App.D.C. 316, 106 F.2d 837, 840; actual knowledge, notice or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • imputed notice — Information regarding particular facts or circumstances that the law permits to affect the legal rights of a person who has no firsthand knowledge of them but who should have learned of them because his or her agent or representative had direct… …   Law dictionary

  • Imputed righteousness — For other uses of imputation , see Imputation (disambiguation). Calvinism John Calvin Background …   Wikipedia

  • imputed — As used in legal phrases, this word means attributed vicariously; that is, an act, fact, or quality is said to be imputed to a person when it is ascribed or charged to him, not because he is personally cognizant of it or responsible for it, but… …   Black's law dictionary

  • imputed — As used in legal phrases, this word means attributed vicariously; that is, an act, fact, or quality is said to be imputed to a person when it is ascribed or charged to him, not because he is personally cognizant of it or responsible for it, but… …   Black's law dictionary


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