FAIR WARNING

FAIR WARNING

fair warning. Criminal law. The requirement that a criminal statute define an offense with enough precision so that a reasonable person can know what conduct is prohibited and so that a reasonably skilled lawyer can predict what conduct falls within the statute’s scope. ¡ª Also termed fair notice. [Cases: Criminal Law 13.1(1). C.J.S. Criminal Law ¡ì 26.]
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