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, ...
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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.
A self-incriminatory statement falling short of a complete acknowledgment of guilt.
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"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 admission - 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.
A statement or confession by a party to a lawsuit acknowledging that certain facts which may be against his interests are true.
ADMISSION: 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.
admission: Saying that certain facts are true. But not saying you are guilty. (Compare with confession.)
admonish: To warn, advise, or scold.
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A person's acknowledgement of his/her involvement in criminal and/or prejudicial behavior.
admission to bail
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.
"Admission of expert evidence depends on ... relevance; necessity in assisting the trier of fact; the absence of any exclusionary rule; (and) a properly qualified expert." ...
16. - 6. Admissions are the declarations which a party by himself, or those who act under his authority, make of the existence of certain facts. Vide Admissions.
Request for admission
: a written request served upon another party to an action (as under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 36) asking that the party admit the truth of certain matters relevant to the action ...
Request for admission 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.
request for admission - 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 admission of such an account into evidence ...
An illegal alien is someone who enters the United States illegally, or who violates the terms of their admission to the United States by working without authorization or by overstaying. A nonimmigrant alien is someone who enters the U.S.
It is a prerequisite to most bar admission 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 admission of guilt for commission of the crime, the judge will treat a plea of "no contest" as such an admission and proceed to find the defendant guilty as charged.
Summary Judgment - When a party establishes through submission of sworn statements and/or admissions of the opponent, ...
The requirements for admission vary among the states, but generally an applicant must be of good moral character, have completed a stated course of study at a law school, and have passed a bar examination.
a party's admission, statement or act inconsistent with its later claim;
action by another party in reliance on the first party's act, statement or admission; and ...
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 admission of ...
Request To Admit: See, Request for Admission.
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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 admissions 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 admission of responsibility for the civil infraction, 2) An admission of responsibility for the civil infraction ...
Guilty Plea: An admission 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.
Confessio. Latin. Acknowledgment; admission; confession.
Confessio facti. Admission of a fact. Confessio juris. Admission of the law -- of the effect of a thing in law.
Privilege: The right a spouse has to make admissions 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.
answer: governed by Rules 7 and 8, this pleading contains admissions or denials of the allegations in plaintiff's complaint. A defendant also puts affirmative defenses in his/her answer.
Motion in limine - Motion for order against admission 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.
voluntary written admission of paternity or responsibility for support
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statement by an attorney in opposition to testimony, or the attempted admission of evidence, and opposing its consideration as evidence.
Typical tools of discovery include depositions, interrogatories, requests for admissions, 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 admission of evidence and opposing its consideration as evidence.
Answer: The formal response for a divorce, separation or annulment petition. The response or answer contains the admission or denial of the allegations made by the petitioner or against the petitioner.
Order to Detain: An order signed by a judge of the Superior Court authorizing admission of a juvenile to a Juvenile Detention Center, pending a hearing on the next business day.
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The efforts to obtain information before a trial by demanding documents, depositions, questions and answers written under oath, written requests for admissions of fact, and the examination of the scene, for example.
SUPPRESSION ORDER: A court order that prohibits the admission 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 admission of documents, exhibits or testimony at the trial.
Criminal defendant's plea, whereby he/she accepts punishment without admission of guilt. Also called no contest.
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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 admissions from that other party.
To carry out.
Motion to Suppress - A motion to prevent admission of evidence in a case.
No contest. A plea of nolo contendere has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
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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 admission elsewhere; such pleas are not allowed in Washington.
ConfessionAn admission 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 admission to the practice of law in many states. Locus Latin for "the place.
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