Capricious Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Capricious.

Capricious (adjective)

Definition: Capricious refers to something, often related to decisions or actions, that is unpredictable and made on an impulse, rather than following a set rule, logic, or established procedure. In a legal context, it's often used to describe a judge or judgement that is inconsistent or not based on any standardized legal principles.