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

    Lack of legal qualifications for an office.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Dlsqualification or legal incapacity to be elected to an office. Thus, an alien or naturalized citizen is ineligible to be elected president of the United States. Carroll v. Green, 148 Ind. 362, 47 N. E. 223; State v. Murray, 28 Wis. 99, 9 Am. Rep. 489.