common knowledge

common knowledge
Refers to what court may declare applicable to action without necessity of proof. It is knowledge that every intelligent person has, and includes matters of learning, experience, history, and facts of which judicial notice may be taken. Shelley v. Chilton's Adm'r, 236 Ky. 221, 32 S.W.2d 974, 977.
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Information widely shared by substantial number of people.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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