malicious prosecution definition

  • noun:
    • a standard legislation deliberate tort which comes from an event (1) deliberately and maliciously instituting or seeking (or causing becoming instituted or pursued) a legal activity (civil or criminal) that's (2) brought without probable cause and (3) dismissed in favor of others celebration.
  • adjective:
    • a wanton prosecution or arrest, by regular process in a civil or unlawful proceeding, without likely cause.

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