Admission Against Interest An admission against interest is an exception to the hearsay rule which allows someone to testify to a statement by another person that reveals something incriminating, embarassing, or otherwise damaging to the maker of the statement.
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of attorneys and counsellors. To entitle counsellors and attorneys to practice in court, they must be admitted by the court to practice there.
ADMISSION - An admission is any statement made by a party to a lawsuit (either before a court action or during it) which tends to support the position of the other side or diminish his own position.
n. an admission is a statement by an adverse party which can be admitted into evidence over a hearsay objection. In general, an adverse party is a party against whom judgment is sought. Hence an admission support the position of the other side or diminish the party's own position.
"Adjusted admission" means the sum of all inpatient admissions divided by the ratio of inpatient revenues to total patient revenues.
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Request for ~ - Written statements of facts concerning a case which are submitted to an adverse party and which that party must admit or deny; a discovery device.
Request For ~: Also, Request to Admit. Written statements of facts concerning a case which are submitted to an adverse party and which that party must admit or deny; a discovery device.
After a case is registered it is placed before the Court for its hearing, known as the preliminary hearing. The Court considers whether the case should be proceeded with by directing the respondents to show cause why the petition should not be admitted.
A statement or confession by a party to a lawsuit acknowledging that certain facts which may be against his interests are true.
One who renders legal advice, assistance or argues on behalf of a party before a court or tribunal; a lawyer.
~: 1) A statement tending to establish the guilt of the person making the statement. 2) The transfer of a minor's physical custody to a detention or shelter facility.
~ - Voluntary acknowledgements made by a party that certain facts are true.
Adverse possession - Acquiring title to land by possessing the land for a certain period of time and under certain conditions.
~: Saying that certain facts are true. But not saying you are guilty. (Compare with confession.)
admonish: To warn, advise, or scold.
admonition to jury: What the judge says to the jury about: ...
A person's acknowledgement of his/her involvement in criminal and/or prejudicial behavior.
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n. an order of a court in a criminal case allowing an accused defendant to be freed pending trial if he/she posts bail (deposits either cash or a bond) in an amount set by the court.
(1) An out-of-court statement by your adversary that you offer into evidence as an exception to hearsay rule. (2) One side's statement that certain facts are true in response to a request from the other side during discovery.
"~ of expert evidence depends on ... relevance; necessity in assisting the trier of fact; the absence of any exclusionary rule; (and) a properly qualified expert."
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16. - 6. ~s are the declarations which a party by himself, or those who act under his authority, make of the existence of certain facts. Vide ~s.
Definition: A statement or confession by a party to a lawsuit acknowledging that certain facts which may be against his interests are true.
request for ~ - A trial procedure, in which one side asks the other to admit that certain facts are true in order to save time at trial.
: a witness's written account of a past event prepared at a time when his or her memory of it was fresh ;also : an exception to the hearsay rule allowing ~ of such an account into evidence ...
A patch is a quick fix for a part of software that contains a bug or a weakness.
An illegal alien is someone who enters the United States illegally, or who violates the terms of their ~ to the United States by working without authorization or by overstaying. A nonimmigrant alien is someone who enters the U.S. lawfully for a temporary purpose.
It is a prerequisite to most bar ~ exams. TOP Joint and several liability : Liability of more than one person for which each person may be sued for the entire amount of damages done by all.
While technically not an ~ of guilt for commission of the crime, the judge will treat a plea of "no contest" as such an ~ and proceed to find the defendant guilty as charged.
Summary Judgment - When a party establishes through submission of sworn statements and/or ~s of the opponent, that there are no genuine issues of material fact that are in dispute and that the party is entitled to judgment as a 'matter of law', the court will grant 'summary judgment, ...
a party's ~, statement or act inconsistent with its later claim;
action by another party in reliance on the first party's act, statement or ~; and ...
Motion in limine Motion for order against ~ or prejudicial statements or questions. Motion to mitigate sentence A motion to reduce the sentence. Motion to seal/expunge A motion to close records to public inspection.
As with scheduling conferences and orders, courts differ in their handling of pretrial conferences and orders; but generally, after discovery is completed, courts will hold a pretrial conference to formulate a trial plan, including a plan regarding the ~ of evidence (e.g.
A statements set onto a written document which qualifies the signatory as exempted from it's content to the extent that they may be interpreted as containing ~s or other interpretations which could later be used against the person signing; ...
Civil Infraction Determination - A decision whether a person is responsible for a civil infraction by one of the following: 1) An ~ of responsibility for the civil infraction, 2) An ~ of responsibility for the civil infraction with an explanation, 3) An informal hearing or formal ...
Guilty Plea: An ~ by a defendant who waives his/her right to a trial and confesses to the crime charged.
Habeas Corpus: A writ or order requiring that a person be brought to court to decide whether he/she is being held lawfully.
Privilege: The right a spouse has to make ~s to an attorney or counselor that can not be later used as evidence.
Pro Se Divorce: A divorce in which each spouse represents themselves in court without an attorney.
Pro Se: On one's own behalf; not using an attorney.
Hearsay: An out of court statement which is neither an ~ or a declaration against interest. Hearsay evidence is generally not admissible in a judicial proceeding.
Heat pump: An electric cooling and heating system.
Hectare: The equivalent of 2.471 acres.
Confessio. Latin. Acknowledgment; ~; confession.
Confessio facti. ~ of a fact. Confessio juris. ~ of the law -- of the effect of a thing in law.
Nolo Contendere: A plea of no contest. In many jurisdictions, it is an expression that the matter will not be contested, but without an ~ of guilt. In other jurisdictions, it is an ~ of the charges and is equivalent to a guilty plea.
answer: governed by Rules 7 and 8, this pleading contains ~s or denials of the allegations in plaintiff's complaint. A defendant also puts affirmative defenses in his/her answer.
Criminal defendant's plea, whereby he/she accepts punishment without ~ of guilt. Also called no contest.
One joined as a party or defendant in a lawsuit because the technical rules of pleading require his/her presence in the record. ...
No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an ~ of guilt for any other purpose.
A formal religious declaration made by a witness, before they give their evidence, to say that they will tell the truth.
voluntary written ~ of paternity or responsibility for support
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statement by an attorney in opposition to testimony, or the attempted ~ of evidence, and opposing its consideration as evidence.
Typical tools of discovery include depositions, interrogatories, requests for ~s, and requests for documents. All of these devices help the lawyer learn the relevant facts and collect and examine any relevant documents or other materials.
Objection - Statement by an attorney taking exception to testimony or the attempted ~ of evidence and opposing its consideration as evidence.
Nolo contendere: ANo contest;@has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an ~ of guilt for any other purpose.
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Order to Detain: An order signed by a judge of the Superior Court authorizing ~ of a juvenile to a Juvenile Detention Center, pending a hearing on the next business day.
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without prejudice - Where an offer or ~ is made "without prejudice," or a motion is denied or a suit dismissed "without prejudice, ...
SUPPRESSION ORDER: A court order that prohibits the ~ of specific evidence at trial.
APPELLATE COURT - A court having jurisdiction over appeals as opposed to a trial court that allows witnesses to testify under oath and enters rulings on ~ of documents, exhibits or testimony at the trial.
Motion to Suppress - A motion to prevent ~ of evidence in a case.
Examination For Discovery:
A legal proceeding whereby one party examines the party on the other side, usually under oath for the purpose of confirming facts and perhaps obtaining ~s from that other party.
To carry out.
nolo contendere A Latin term meaning no contest; a plea by a criminal defendant, having the same effect as a plea of guilty in the present case, but that may not be used as an ~ elsewhere; such pleas are not allowed in Washington.
ConfessionAn ~ of guilt.Consecutive Sentence(see Sentence)Consent
Agreement or permission that is given voluntarily by a competent person, either orally or in writing.
Sometimes refers to the written form of an agreement.
These are basic prerequisites to ~ to the practice of law in many states. Locus Latin for "the place.
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