Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Of necessity.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Of necessity. 8 Rep. Ch. 123.
    —Ex necessitate legis. From or by necessity of law. 4 Bl. Comm. 394
    —Ex necessitate rei. From the necessity or urgency of the thing or case. 2 Pow. Dev. (by Jarman.) 308