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demurrer (dēmur´ər),

n an admission of the facts charged by the opponent while maintaining that those facts are legally insufficient to establish liability.
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What is focused on here is the 125-page report of the critical judgments of the court of Queen's Bench on O'Keeffe's demurrers to (i.
COURT'S OPINION: The California Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court's judgment granting the hospital's demurrer without leave to amend, thus, dismissing Do's case against the hospital.
The court concluded that the fraud and conversion claims against the Medical Center survived the defendants' demurrer.
Judge Connelly also sustained demurrers, which contested the legal sufficiency of VRL's new lawsuit against the interchange project.
The court noted that the plaintiffs entire record in pursuing his cause of action was fraught with delays and failures to timely address opportunities to amend his pleadings so that he might have opportunities to avoid the consequences of the hospital's motions to dismiss on the basis of the demurrers filed by the hospital.
The defendants further argued that this case was fully and finally adjudicated when the trial court dismissed it after demurrers were granted and the statute of limitations ran on the case before January 1, 2005.
California Department of Transportation, et al, case, and the second one appealing Judge Connelly's (1) Order denying appellants' Motion for Preliminary Injunction and (2) Order sustaining Respondents' Demurrers Without Leave to Amend in the Voices for Rural Living, Chrysan Dosh, et al v.
On January 20, 2006, Defendants filed various demurrers to the
Smith of the California Superior Court of Marin County issued a final ruling denying the Defendants' demurrers and motions to dismiss under California's Anti-SLAPP law.
21, 2000, the California Superior Court, County of Los Angeles, Central Judicial District, granted ECHO's demurrers to four of the seven causes of action in a lawsuit filed against the company by Premiere Lifestyles International Corp.
com(R) filed its responses to the demurrers and Anti-SLAPP motions which defendants Gradient Analytics and Rocker Partners filed on November 15, 2005.
In the course of the Demurrer hearing on Friday, May 5, 2000, a Santa Barbara Superior Court judge granted STAR's Demurrers without leave to amend, effectively dismissing the matters.