“The doctrine of unclean hands”

October 2, 2012

  • 150 Equity
  • 150I Jurisdiction, Principles, and Maxims
  • 150I(C) Principles and Maxims of Equity
  • 150k65 He Who Comes Into Equity Must Come with Clean Hands
  • 150k65(1) k. In General.

Headnote of the DayThe doctrine of unclean hands repels the unclean plaintiff at the steps of the courthouse.
Conservatorship of Alexander v. JB Partners, 2011 WL 5299263 (Tenn. Ct. App. Nov. 1, 2011)
Suggested by Valerie Garber, Principal Attorney Editor, Thomson Reuters