Public Policy Law and Legal Definition

The term “public policy” can be defined as "the principle of law that holds no citizen can lawfully do that which has a tendency to be injurious to the public or against the public good." Herndon v. TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Servs., LLC, 654 F. Supp. 2d 400, 405 (W.D.N.C. 2009)