Card Set Information
Special Appearance Writ
A defendants pleading that the ct lacks personal jurisdiction or objects to improper service of process
A party's right to make a legal claim
The doctrine that a ct is bound to stand by a decision made by a higher ct or a ct of the same level in the same jurisdiction
Statute of limitations
A law setting the maximum time that one can wait before filing a lawsuit.
A ct order requiring a witness or party to appear at a specific time and place
Subject matter jurisdiction
The power of a ct to decide the type of case and to grant the type of relief sought
A condition that brings something to an end
A judgement granted as a matter of law about which there is no issue of fact.
Latin for above
A person who makes a will
The proper location for a trail of a case
The method of picking the jury
a written order of a judge requiring specific action by the person to who the writ is directed.