Overbreadth

2 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).

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A principle of fundamental justice that is violated when a law infringes rights to life, liberty, or security of the person more than is necessary to achieve its objective

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Legislation that is drafted more broadly than is necessary or permissible to attain the legislative objective with the result that it impinges unduly upon a protected right or freedom.

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