Judicial Review

Judicial Review in the United States Concept of Judicial Review In the U.S., in the context of Judiciary power and branch, Judicial Review has the following meaning: The power of the judicial branch to review actions of the legislative and executive branches (as well as the state governments) […]

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the United States Definition of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Settlement of civil disputes by means other than trial. The move to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) was prompted by a number of factors, but largely the time, expense, and […]

Verdict

Verdict in the United States A finding by a jury on a fact question formally submitted to it for deliberation. The verdict is reported to the court and announced. Either party is entitled to request that the jury be polled. This requires that each juror disclose in open court his or her vote. […]

Erie Doctrine

Erie Doctrine in the United States Erie Doctrine in the Context of International Disputes Applicable Law and the Erie Doctrine in International Civil Litigation Analysis of the Applicable Law and the Erie Doctrine Erie Doctrine (Federal, State Interrelationships) This section introduces, […]

Federal Common Law

Federal Common Law in the United States United States Constitution According to the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, about its article titled "FEDERAL COMMON LAW, CIVIL": In the English legal tradition to which this country is heir, judge-made common law law developed by […]

Injunctions

Injunctions in the United States Injunctions and the State Laws Select from the list of U.S. States below for state-specific information on Injunctions: Injunctions in the Subject Index of the Alabama Portal Injunctions in the Subject Index of the Alaska Portal Injunctions in the Subject Index […]

Motions in Limine

Motions in Limine (Pretrial Matters) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of motions in limine. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Pretrial Matters is provided. Finally, the subject of Civil Procedure in relation with motions in limine is examined. Note […]

Interpleaders

Interpleaders (Parties) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of interpleaders. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Parties is provided. Finally, the subject of Civil Procedure in relation with interpleaders is examined. Note that a list of cross references, […]

Self-Representation

Self-Representation (Parties) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of self-representation. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Parties is provided. Finally, the subject of Civil Procedure in relation with self-representation is examined. Note that a list of […]

Capacity of Parties

Capacity of Parties (Parties) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of capacity of parties. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Parties is provided. Finally, the subject of Civil Procedure in relation with capacity of parties is examined. Note that a list of […]

Opposition

Opposition in United States Opposition Definition

In bankruptcy practice. The act of a creditor who declares his dissent to a debtor's being discharged under the bankrupt laws.

Opposition in Foreign Legal Encyclopedias

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Standards of Review

Standards of Review in the United States Standards of Review on Reconsideration (in Disability Claims) Some information about Standards of Review on Reconsideration in this context. Standards of Review (Appeals) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of standards of […]

Claims

Claims in the United States Claims Definition Patent Claims in this Legal Encyclopedia Patent Claims definition in the Law Dictionary Corporate Receivership: Claims This section covers the following: Necessity for ling claims Place for presentation Deadline for ling claims […]

Sanctions

Sanctions in the United States Intermediate Sanctions in the Criminal Justice System This section covers the topics below related with Intermediate Sanctions : Courts Sentencing and Sanctions in relation with Intermediate Sanctions Juvenile Justice Corrections Detention Alternatives Sanctions […]

Equity

Equity in the United States Decisions based on a judge's sense of fairness rather than strict common law standards. The equity model permits judges to issue remedies in civil cases based on equitable principles that are outside or that supplement common law. Some of the flexibility of equity […]

Case Transfers

Case Transfers (Appeals) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of case transfers. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Appeals is provided. Finally, the subject of Civil Procedure in relation with case transfers is examined. Note that a list of cross […]