Definition[edit | edit source]

The unclean hands doctrine may apply when the alleged misconduct occurs in a transaction directly related to the matter before the court and the conduct affects the equitable relationship between the litigants.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Newman v. Checkrite Cal., Inc., 912 F. Supp. 1354, 1376 (E.D. Cal. 1995) (full-text).
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