Legal Definition and Related Resources of Ought

Meaning of Ought

The term in strict sense denotes an obligation which may or may not amount to a legal duty, depending on the context. However, also synonymous with must if the context requires such interpretation .

Related Entries of Ought in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

Browse or run a search for Ought in the American Encyclopedia of Law, the Asian Encyclopedia of Law, the European Encyclopedia of Law, the UK Encyclopedia of Law or the Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law.

Ought in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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