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lawsuit

Law & medicine An action in which one party, a plaintiff, seeks a remedy for a wrong allegedly committed by another–eg, defendant. See Class action lawsuit, Parasitic lawsuit, Qui tamlawsuit.
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This year, considering the current realities of a trial practice, the committee continued its review of the standards for certification in civil trial law, along with the Board of Legal Specialization and Education, the committee has also made recommendations to the Board of Legal Specialization and Education regarding the number of trials required in the five-year period immediately preceding initial application and in the granting of additional trial credits for multi-week trials.
8220;Being certified as a civil trial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey is a great honor,” said Dodig.
This outreach effort ensures that every law school in the nation has at least one trial lawyer representative to interact with students and spread the word about civil trial practice and AAJ.
Topics covered span the dramatic decline in the number of federal civil trials over the past four decades, proposed reforms to the trial system's treatment of class action litigation, and the increasing prominence of alternatives to civil trials, such as arbitration and privately administered trusts.
Also, Arizona trial court judges will now have the discretion to allow jurors to discuss evidence in the juryroom during a civil trial.
More than 50 law schools across the country applied to compete in the 10th annual National Civil Trial Competition invitational tournament.
The lawyers grouped below by judicial circuit, cities, and specialty areas this year are celebrating 30 years of Florida Bar board certification in civil trial or tax law.
In the civil trial, Blake's attorneys claimed jurors ignored the judge's instructions by discussing the case before deliberations and prejudging the facts.
The civil trial certification program is one of the oldest of the certification programs.
LOS ANGELES -- Pepperdine University School of Law was announced as the champion of Loyola Law School, Los Angeles' 9th annual National Civil Trial Competition on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at an awards banquet held at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza in Los Angeles, CA.
In April, the civil trial was postponed to January 2006 after it was discovered that Jennings, a sergeant in the Army reserve, was in Iraq.
STETSON UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW WINS LOYOLA LAW SCHOOL LOS ANGELES' 8(TH) ANNUAL NATIONAL CIVIL TRIAL COMPETITION