\lˈuːsɪd ˈɪntəvə͡lz], \lˈuːsɪd ˈɪntəvəlz], \l_ˈuː_s_ɪ_d ˈɪ_n_t_ə_v_əl_z]\
Definitions of LUCID INTERVALS
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In medical jurisprudence. Intervals occurring in the mental life of an insane person during which he is completely restored to the use of his reason, or so far restored that he has sufficient intelligence, judgment, and will to enter into contractual relatious. or perform other legal acts, without disqualification by reason of his disease. See INSANITY.
By Henry Campbell Black
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- legal doctrine stating person receives money or other through no effort of his own, at expense another, recipient should return to rightful owner, even if property was not obtained illegally. Most courts will order that the be returned party who has suffered loss brings a lawsuit. 1. Benefit retention with no consideration of return where it can be reasonably expected. 2. Money obtained that is not a gift the beneficiary needs to make restitution for.