Ostracism Law and Legal Definition
Ostracism is the act of banishing or excluding from a group or society. In Athens and other cities of ancient Greece, it refers to the temporary banishment by popular vote of a citizen considered dangerous to the state.
Example of a Case law discussing Ostracism
Ostracism is not a legal principle under the Colorado Unemployment Compensation Act that would dictate the granting or denying of compensation; rather, ostracism is a factual matter which may or may not evidence a change in working conditions. [ Gray Moving & Storage, Inc. v. Industrial Com., 38 Colo. App. 419 (Colo. Ct. App. 1976)]