from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of joining.
- n. Law A joining of causes of action or defense in a suit.
- n. Law A joining of parties in a suit.
- n. Law Formal acceptance of an issue offered.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The joining a litigant to a suit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of joining; a putting together; conjunction.
- n. A joining of parties as plaintiffs or defendants in a suit.
- n. Acceptance of an issue tendered in law or fact.
- n. A joining of causes of action or defense in civil suits or criminal prosecutions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A joining; conjunction.
- n. In law: The coupling or joining of two causes of action in a suit against another: called more fully joinder of action.
- n. The coupling of two or more persons together as defendants.
- n. The acceptance by a party to an action of the point of controversy put in his adversary's previous pleading: called joinder in demurrer if the previous pleading was a demurrer, joinder of issue if it was an allegation of fact.
You may also be able to challenge the subpoena or the lawsuit on other grounds, including that it was improper to add you into the lawsuit with others (called "joinder"), or that the
In other words, credit cards accepted-operators standing by. last we left this case, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and American Civil Liberties Union tried to convince a Washington DC District Court of the legal impropriety of using "joinder" in this instance-that is, the whole-hog suing of thousands of alleged "Far Cry" downloading Does who have no relationship to each other.
$1,500-$2,500 can avoid a threatened court case that would seek $150,000 in damages. just wasn't proper to sue thousands of people this way, because the people have no real connection to one another (a question of "joinder").
These jurisdictions should amend their rules to allow for joinder of this action with divorce proceedings.
The RIAA has used questionable investigations, unsupported and erroneous legal theories, ex parte applications and communications with court personnel, violations of the rules against joinder of unrelated defendants, and abusive litigation tactics against individuals, many of whom are completely innocent, and none of whom should reasonably expect to find themselves forced to defend their personal use of computers in federal courts.
* Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski's campaign has filed a joinder following a judge's ruling today that officials cannot hand out lists of write-in candidates at polling places.
Again, the totally dishonest joinder of “humanitarian and reconstruction”.
Judge Schiller concluded his ruling: "With arguments hard to resist, the movant correctly insists, his joinder was tardy, and so the third party, complaint is hereby dismissed."
His disagreement was disrepectful and therefore not amenable to joinder.
Well, if this were a Civil Procedure exam, that would be a good joinder problem.