Right Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Right?

(n) A right is the protection against interruption by others, entitling the right holder to enjoy such privileges associated with that right without manmade or social disturbances. For example a right to practice religion and beliefs permit an individual to have faith in his beliefs and practice it within the limits sanctioned by the constitution