blue pencil rule

noun

blue pen·​cil rule
: a rule in contracts: a court may strike parts of a covenant not to compete in order to make the covenant reasonable

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“Blue pencil rule.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/blue%20pencil%20rule. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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