Simple English definitions for legal terms

mala praxis

Read a random definition: change-of-ownership clause

A quick definition of mala praxis:


Definition: Mala praxis is a Latin term that means malpractice or unskilled treatment, especially by a doctor. It refers to when a doctor or healthcare provider does something wrong or fails to do something they should have done, which causes harm to the patient. This is a serious offense because it breaks the trust between the patient and the healthcare provider and can lead to the patient's harm or even death.

A more thorough explanation:

Definition: Mala praxis is a Latin term that means malpractice or unskilled treatment, especially by a doctor. It refers to any harm caused to a patient due to the negligence or incompetence of a medical professional.

For example, if a doctor fails to diagnose a serious illness or prescribes the wrong medication, and the patient suffers harm as a result, it can be considered mala praxis. Similarly, if a surgeon makes a mistake during a procedure that causes injury or death to the patient, it can also be considered mala praxis.

The concept of mala praxis is important because it holds medical professionals accountable for their actions and ensures that patients receive proper care. It is a serious offense that can result in legal action and disciplinary measures against the medical professional.

malapportionment | mala prohibita


General chat about the legal profession.
👍 Chat vibe: 0 👎
Help us make LSD better!
Tell us what's important to you
im so dumb its literally Saturday
bbq it is
law school has made me unaware of the days of the week
me too, me too
do you guys want to hear my newest irrational fear
[] ararara
That you have so much fun tonight dancing after the sun goes down you fall in love but way too hard and your heart pops!
[] ararara
Hi wherever you are hope you have a great Saturday! Stay hydrated!
hydrating! 👹
[] ararara
Hahah lolll show those fools your dance moves!! I am actually about to start working until about 4 in the morning so I can go out of town Tuesday so avenge me!
[] ararara
I came face to face with an Amazon worker on prime day though and that was crazy. Don’t think I’ll ever forget that. They looked completely drained it was insane.
rip to that young lad, wishing them hydration and days off from work. don’t work yourself too hard ara! chronic stress kills!
[] ararara
Thanks wasp right back at you! You too! This work is really interesting! It’s one of three jobs where it’s been hard to stop before school starts for sure.
you have to be the art hoe gf u want to see in the world
bunny i am trying so hard idk if i can cut it
amlaw what's your fear
that i got rejected from washu and just didn't see the email even though i've checked my spam and everything because they don't change their portals at all
that sucks :(
and i know its crazy lol
hahaha yes it is crazy lol
Heard Biden dropped out of the race. Made me remember when you said bye den dropped out of my life. You'll always be my first choice nominee. No need to text back
i have never fully comprehended any of your messages bunny
when you said bye den dropped out of my life
i have a 3.38 and hope to get a 175+ on the LSAT
Does anyone know which schools place in federal positions outside of T14? UT,SMU, TAMU, George Mason, George Washington, ASU)
odds for sls waitlist this cycle?
Who ever is accepted at Wayne state and is not attending can you please withdraw your app 🥹
LSD+ is ad-free, with DMs, discounts, case briefs & more.