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  • n. Plural form of plaintiff.


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  • But, Cline would probably argue, if his preferences had only been presented in *the plaintiffs’* schooling, the plaintiffs would never have fallen into such error in the first place, they would have seen truth themselves.

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  • Also, the players' lawyers reportedly are looking for compensation for two of the name plaintiffs in the antitrust suit - New England guard Logan Mankins and San Diego receiver Vincent Jackson - in the form of free agency or a large cash settlement.

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  • Franchise tag protection for the name plaintiffs: This may be a "it doesn't hurt to ask" argument, as was the Owners' asking for rights of first refusal for free agents.

    Andrew Brandt: Getting to Yes: NFL Deal Close

  • "We're all close with the Meiers," she said, referring to the approximately 40 plaintiffs from the Fairfax school system.

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  • What if a third market participant has a bigger market share than the plaintiffs: is the plaintiff then worse than the third party such that only the market leader (or second-place finisher, if the market leader is engaging in false advertising) should be allowed to sue?

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • A large population of potential plaintiffs is also much less vulnerable to “regulatory capture” by the regulated businesses than a mere regulatory agency of government.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Libertarianism:

  • While most of the blogosphere remains silent or unaware of Nova Corja's closure, one blogger celebrates the news: Polibio Braga [pt], one of the blog's plaintiffs, is happy to have helped to shut down yet another blog, having done the same a few years ago, when he filed a lawsuit against the Tomando na Cuia blog [still online at a new web address, pt].

    Global Voices in English » Brazil: Lawsuits force popular political blog to close down

  • In its press release (which incorrectly described Judge Walker as a "Circuit Court Judge"), NOM accused the federal district court judge of conducting the trial in a "biased way," and it called the plaintiffs 'lawyers -- Ted Olson and David Boies -- "egomaniacal."

    Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D.: What About Love?: Why Judge Walker's Proposition 8 Ruling Is Theologically Correct

  • In each of these cases (ranging from Bruno39 and Scott,40 to Torrington and Sorichetti, up to DeShaney and Gonzales), an alternative model of privacy would have relieved plaintiffs from the burden of having to prove themselves worthy of state protection.

    'Trivial Complaints:' The Role of Privacy in Domestic Violence Law and Activism in the U.S.

  • Rather than completing his turn into the southbound lane of Rosa Road which was free from traffic he stopped in plaintiffs 'lane of travel when their vehicle was only 20 to 30 yards away.

    Third Department


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