The reasonable person is a hypothetical person used as a legal standard to determine whether the conduct of the parties in a case was proper in the circumstances. It is the standard of conduct adopted by persons of ordinary intelligence and prudence.
- Vaughn v. Menlove, (1837) 132 E.R. 490 - on-site at Vancouver Courthouse Library
- Blyth v. Birmingham Waterworks Co., (1856) 156 E.R. 1047 - BaiLII.org
- McQuire v. Western Morning News Co.,  2 K.B. 100 - on-site at Vancouver Courthouse Library
- Arland v. Taylor,  O.R. 131 - CanLII.org
- Tort Law, 4th ed., p. 333-344 - on-site at Vancouver and Victoria Courthouse Libraries