Color Of Law Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Color Of Law, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Color Of Law?

The act of pretending or appearing legally correct or within the legal rights, whereas such rights does not exist. A police officer or law enforcement officer going beyond his/her powers to perform an act which legally is not his right, can be prosecuted for such misleadings.