legal impossibility

Definition of "legal impossibility"
  1. A scenario where an act is incapable of being carried out due to a legal prohibition or restriction
How to use "legal impossibility" in a sentence
  1. The contract was considered a legal impossibility because it required actions that violated city zoning regulations.
  2. The lawyer argued that fulfilling the client's request was a legal impossibility, as it violated state laws.
  3. The court ruled that the defendant's proposed course of action constituted a legal impossibility, thus invalidating his contract.

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