Rights Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Rights?

(n) Rights are the protection against interruption by others, entitling the rights holder to enjoy such privileges associated with such rights without manmade or social disturbances. For example a rights to practice religion, rights to express opinion, rights to inherit ancestral properties etc.