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70.txt
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2011-06-24 16:01:01
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  1. Special appearance
    A defendants pleading that the ct lacks personal jurisdiction or objects to improper service of process
  2. standing
    A party's right to make a legal claim
  3. stare decisis
    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
  4. Statute of limitations
    A law setting the maximum time that one can wait before filing a lawsuit.
  5. sua sponte
    voluntary
  6. subpoena
    A ct order requiring a witness or party to appear at a specific time and place
  7. Subject matter jurisdiction
    The power of a ct to decide the type of case and to grant the type of relief sought
  8. Subsequent event
    A condition that brings something to an end
  9. summary judgement
    A judgement granted as a matter of law about which there is no issue of fact.
  10. suspra
    Latin for above
  11. testator
    A person who makes a will
  12. venue
    The proper location for a trail of a case
  13. voir dire
    The method of picking the jury
  14. writ
    a written order of a judge requiring specific action by the person to who the writ is directed.

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