Purposely Law and Legal Definition

"Purposely" is defined as follows: A person acts purposely with respect to the nature of his conduct or a result thereof if it is his conscious object to engage in conduct of that nature or to cause such a result. A person acts purposely with respect to attendant circumstances if he is aware of the existence of such circumstances or he believes or hopes that they exist. Kamienski v. Hendricks, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 11456 (3d Cir. N.J. May 28, 2009)