per se


per se
per se 1 /pər-'sā, ˌper-; pər-'sē/ adv [Latin, by, of, or in itself]
1: inherently, strictly, or by operation of statute, constitutional provision or doctrine, or case law
the transaction was illegal per se see also negligence per se at negligence; nuisance per se at nuisance
2: without proof of special damages or reference to extrinsic circumstances
defamatory statements that were actionable per se compare per quod
per se 2 adj: being such inherently, clearly, or by operation of statute, constitutional provision or doctrine, or case law
it is clear that licensing of adult entertainment establishments is not a per se violation of the First AmendmentClub Southern Burlesque, Inc. v. City of Carrollton, 457 S.E.2d 816 (1995)
a per se conflict of interest

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

per se
adv.
(Latin) In itself; intrinsically; by its very nature.

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


per se
'by itself'.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


per se
Latin for "by itself," meaning inherently. Thus, a published writing which falsely accuses another of being a convicted felon is libel per se, without further explanation of the meaning of the statement.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

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


per se
adj. /adv., Latin By or through itself. Standing alone; on its own merits; without need for reference to outside facts. The opposite of per quod.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


per se
(Latin: In itself.)
Simply as such; in its own nature without reference to its relation.

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


per se
I
[Latin, In itself.] Simply as such; in its own nature without reference to its relation.
II Considered by itself; taken alone.

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

per se
[purr say]
adj.
   Latin for "by itself," meaning inherently. Thus, a published writing which falsely accuses another of having a sexually transmitted disease or being a convicted felon is "libel per se," without further explanation of the meaning of the statement.
   See also: libel per se

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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