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any defensive pleading that affirms facts rather than merely denying the facts alleged by the plaintiff affirmative pleading
pleading that alleges facts so separate that it is difficult to determine which facts the person intends to rely on alternative pleading , pleading in the alternative
informed on facts au fait
(plural) the most basic facts or elements bare bones
statement of fundamental facts or principles basics , rudiments
particular events to be dealt with in a criminal trial; advises the defendant and the court of the facts the defendant will be required to meet bill of Particulars
book to which you can refer for authoritative facts book of facts , reference , reference book , reference work
compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone book , record , record book
essential facts brass tacks , core , nitty-gritty
document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case brief , legal brief
power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior capacity , mental ability
statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument case
claim sufficient to demand judicial attention; the facts that give rise to right of action cause of action
document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts certificate , certification , credential , credentials
notation used by chemists to express technical facts in chemistry chemical notation
set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event circumstance , context
connection of isolated facts by a general hypothesis colligation
(civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based complaint
finding as to the applicability of a rule of law to particular facts conclusion of law , finding of law
logical coherence and accordance with the facts consistency
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