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

    A judgment, decree, rule, injunction, etc., when given or rendered without adequate consideration by the court or without proper information as to all the circumstances affecting it or based upon a mistaken assumption or misleading information or advice, is sometimes said to have been "improvidently" given or issued.