legal fiction


legal fic·​tion
: something assumed in law to be fact irrespective of the truth or accuracy of that assumption
the legal fiction that a day has no fractionsFields v. Fairbanks North Star Borough, 818 P.2d 658 (1991)

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“Legal fiction.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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