learned treatise


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A standard text or other written authoritative source which may be used as an ‘expert’ in a court of law

learned treatise

Informatics A standard text–eg, Sabiston's Textbook of Surgery or other written authoritative source–eg, Dorland's Medical Dictionary which may be used as an 'expert' in a court of law
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You don't know what it is to want spiritual tobacco--bad emendations of old texts, or small items about a variety of Aphis Brassicae, with the well-known signature of Philomicron, for the `Twaddler's Magazine;' or a learned treatise on the entomology of the Pentateuch, including all the insects not mentioned, but probably met with by the Israelites in their passage through the desert; with a monograph on the Ant, as treated by Solomon, showing the harmony of the Book of Proverbs with the results of modern research.
AS A STRUGGLING CHRISTIAN AND NO THEOLOGIAN, I cannot present a learned treatise on Donald T.
He is, according to friends, writing a learned treatise on why Labour lost the General Election.
But I was amused to read this deadpan comment in the middle of a learned treatise.
His verse has been the subject of hundreds of learned treatise and scholarly analysis down through the centuries.
In light of Wolford's implicit approval of the use of affidavits to establish authoritativeness, the use of affidavits may be the path of least resistance when attempting to use a learned treatise, since even a party's own retained experts will likely be reluctant to call a publication authoritative if they are expected to testify.
The learned treatise examines the topic from every angle with notable breadth and thoroughness, not to say reiteration.
And then there is the learned treatise, in which the writer reveals a vast knowledge of musical history, the composer, compositional trends and such like, finishing off with a desultory listing of the performers as a kind of tag line.
The court held, inter alia, that the technique instruction manual (that came with the nail and to which the plaintiffs' expert witness alluded in his testimony) was not a learned treatise and thus not entitled to be used in cross examination of the defendants' expert witnesses.
3) Rather, in most jurisdictions, the validity of a learned treatise may be verified by the testimony of any expert or even by judicial notice, and the contents of a treatise can be admitted into evidence as substantive proof on both direct and cross-examination.
Sartor Resartus ("The Tailor Re-tailored") Humorous essay by Carlyle, Thomas, ostensibly a learned treatise on the philosophy, symbolism, and influence of clothes, published serially in Fraser's Magazine (November 1833-August 1834).
704, Law Revision Council Note (1976) ("This section does not provide that the learned treatise is admissible to provide the truth of the contents of the treatise.