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dismiss

(dis-mis′) [L. dimissus, dismissus, sent away]
In law, to end a legal dispute without a trial, e.g., because the judge rules that the accusation does not merit consideration.
dismissal (-mis′ăl)
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The Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) said that it had received 1,624 complaints from individuals alleging that they had been dismissed or suspended from employment as a result of the events early this year.
According to the officer, the power to dismiss Rathi actually lies with the Delhi government.
If a complaint is dismissed "without prejudice," that usually means "without prejudice to plaintiff amending in this same action." In that case, the action is not yet over and the order is not appealable.
The appellate court held that the trial court erred in granting the motions to dismiss. First, the court held that such a declaration was not necessary with the plaintiff's new complaint under the amended section 2-622 of the Code of Civil Procedure [735 ILCS 5/2-622 (2004)].
Calendared cases: A motion to dismiss should be filed in all Sec.
On February 26, 1999, the Board filed a motion to dismiss the action.
On the other side of the coin, Bauer points out that superconductivity was angrily dismissed when first proposed.
The Supreme Court decision dismissed the RICO claims against the accountant and narrowed the scope of RICO to exclude professionals who do not direct the conduct of the companies to which they provide accounting services.
Judge Cahn stated that first of all, the claims should be dismissed because they are barred by the clear language of the contracts, which specifically disclaim any responsibility for statements not contained in the written contracts of sale.
So in some eases, the court will not simply dismiss the case, but let the jury decide, Chief Justice Judith S.
On December 1, 2000, the court dismissed the case on appellant's motion.
On April 26, 2000, the court granted the Board's motion to dismiss or for summary judgment.