How to use Defendant in a sentence

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  • When a divorce is granted, the defendant is not permitted to marry other than the plaintiff for three years, unless the plaintiff dies.

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  • When a defendant was of rank superior to that of the plaintiff, distress had to be preceded by troscad (=fasting).

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  • A defendant who is served with a claim form must file an acknowledgment of service.

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  • His speech for the defence contributed much to the verdict for the defendant.

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  • Only that amount was recoverable from an unsuccessful defendant.

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  • The second defendant subsequently assigned that tenancy to the wife.

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  • The defendant was convicted of excise evasion on the 22nd September 2005.

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  • The plaintiff having made his demand and waited a certain time without result, went and sat without food before the door of the defendant.

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  • An acquitted defendant will not be required to pay toward his defense.

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  • As a prosecution witness, will I see the defendant at court?

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  • The court also debarred defendant from using my uncle's hill to reflect his end of the echo, without consent.

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  • The defendant amended his report and sent it to the plaintiff's solicitors.

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  • The judges at Babylon seem to have formed a superior court to those of provincial towns, but a defendant might elect to answer the charge before the local court and refuse to plead at Babylon.

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  • The ordinary law courts are under the control of the ministry of justice, but in accordance with the extra-territorial rights enjoyed by foreign powers in Siam, each consulate has attached to it a court, having jurisdiction in all cases in which a subject of the power represented by such consulate is defendant.

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  • There was concern that some evidence, which would have assisted a defendant, could not have been made admissible under the existing rules.

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  • The defendant was convicted in April 2005 of keeping a brothel.

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  • This entitles the claimant to apply for a warrant to have the defendant evicted.

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  • The false evidence in the case was deliberately concocted to make me the main defendant.

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  • At first sight, the defendant's contentions pose an intractable logical puzzle.

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  • He submits that the claimant is entitled to judgment for the sum demanded leaving the defendant to pursue any counterclaim it may have.

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  • You should ensure that the offence(s) charged is the most appropriate to reflect the criminality of the defendant.

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  • The defendant was Joseph BRADLEY, and he was summoned for wife desertion, persistent cruelty and neglect of wife and child.

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  • The first question is whether a defendant's behavior would be regarded as dishonest by the ordinary standards of reasonable and honest people.

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  • Those facts certainly do not constitute logical proof of the defendant's guilt, which is the standard Popper sets for inductive inference.

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  • Also, it would normally be the defendant insurer, rather than the claimant, who would purchase the annuity.

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  • The defendant's insurer 's loss assessors accepted the offer.

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  • By 1986, Raymark Corporation had been named as a defendant in more than 88,000 asbestos-related personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits.

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  • This initial written permission stage would allow recourse to an oral hearing if required by the defendant.

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  • The Claimants ' suit was therefore time-barred and summary judgment was entered in favor of the defendant shipowners.

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  • The defendant's solicitors promptly pointed out the mistake in the name of the defendant.

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  • The inspector went to Park Parade Station and there found the defendant, who was a coal stoker.

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  • The Defendant offered a disqualification undertaking, which was accepted.

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  • The defendant, a master wheelwright, had contracted with the firm to keep their vans in good and substantial repair.

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  • The bill was shelved, a prorogation having taken place in consequence of a quarrel between the two Houses, supposed to have been purposely got up by Shaftesbury, in which he supported the right of the Lords to hear appeal cases, even where the defendant was a member of the Lower House.

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  • In c. 21 he gives either plaintiff or defendant an appeal within ten days to the secular judge of the locality from the bishop's judgment.

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  • Cases between foreigners of different nationalities are heard in the court of the defendant, and between foreigners and Turkish subjects in the local courts, at which a consular dragoman attends to see that the trial is conducted according to law.

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  • As soon as a divorce has been granted the plaintiff may marry again, but the defendant is not permitted to marry within the state any one except the plaintiff until five years have elapsed, and then only in case the court permits it because of the petitioner's uniformly good conduct in the meantime.

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  • The king held his court in person less and less often, and it pronounced its decrees in his absence; we even find him pleading his cause before it as plaintiff or defendant.

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  • The parties quitclaimed all actions against each other, after which the defendant paid a fine of 40d for the amercement.

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  • The Defendant could not recall who sent the form back.

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  • The process could continue with a replication from the plaintiff, a rejoinder from the defendant (and possibly even further pleadings).

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  • Bail 39 A court can remand a defendant in custody, or can grant bail, with or without conditions.

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  • The defendant 's solicitors promptly pointed out the mistake in the name of the defendant.

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  • The defendant amended his report and sent it to the plaintiff 's solicitors.

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  • On 1 September 1998, it made a standstill agreement with the defendant, which stopped the clock ticking on the limitation period.

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  • A container belonging to the defendant shipowners exploded whilst on the terminal and destroyed a straddle carrier and terminal tug and trailer.

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  • The process to determine whether a defendant is financially eligible for criminal legal aid representation will be simple to understand and straightforward to administer.

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  • There were potential difficulties with limitation and the defendant NHS trust also questioned the subrogation rights of the insurer.

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  • Defendant = A person accused or sued in a court of law.

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  • The defendant must have lived in the state for six months prior to filing of the petition to be eligible for a divorce.

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  • The Superior Court located in the defendant's county of residence oversees the divorce proceedings.

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  • One spouse must be named the defendant even if the divorce is cordial.

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  • There is no real difference between the VICP and civil litigation except that the defendant is the U.S. Government rather than the vaccine manufacturer.

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  • Sometimes just a co-signer, a named plaintiff or defendant and the locale will be enough to give you fresh clues in the hunt for your elusive ancestors.

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  • In the Amisgerichi a private litigant may conduct his own case; but where the object of the litigation exceeds 300 marks (g15), and in appeals from the Amisgerichi to the Land gericht, the plaintiff (and also the defendant) must be represented by an advocate Rechtsanwalt.

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  • Actions are divided, according to the nationality of the defendant, into " Ottoman " and " Foreign "; in the latter, the president of the court alone exercises jurisdiction as a rule, so also in criminal cases against foreigners.

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  • In the latter case the defendant could stop the progress of the seizure by paying the debt, giving a pledge, or demanding a trial; and he then could choose a Brehon.

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  • Ten days later, the plaintiff crossed the fence in upon the land, with a law agent, a witness and a pair of horses yoked or harnessed, and in a loud voice stated the amount of the debt and called upon the defendant to pay it according to law.

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  • Burke, no doubt, in the course of that unparalleled trial showed some prejudice; made some minor overstatements of his case; used many intemperances; and suffered himself to be provoked into expressions of heat and impatience by the cabals of the defendant and his party, and the intolerable incompetence of the tribunal.

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  • It is immaterial whether the second marriage has taken place within England and Ireland or elsewhere, and the offence may be dealt with in any county or place where the defendant shall be apprehended or be in custody.

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  • That is the LSC would pay the costs incurred under the representation order less the amount paid or owed by the defendant.

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  • In her case there was no potential defendant domiciled in England.

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  • The amicus briefs urged the court to consider a reduction in the defendant's murder sentence.

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  • Prytaneia were court-fees paid when the prosecutor was claiming a part of the penalty which the defendant would be called upon to pay if he lost.

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  • If the husband is the plaintiff his interest in his wife's property is not impaired by the dissolution of the marriage, but the defendant wife forfeits all her interest in his property.

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  • He was found guilty, and was sentenced to pay a fine of £loo, while his expenses as defendant amounted to about 14,000, a sum that was at once raised by public subscription, a surplus being spent on the purchase of Rednall, a small property picturesquely situated on the Lickey Hills, with a chapel and cemetery, where Newman now lies buried.

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  • Milbourn (1867) the defendant had broken his contract to let a lecture-room to the plaintiff, on discovering that the intended lectures were to maintain that "the character of Christ is defective, and his teaching misleading, and that the Bible is no more inspired than any other book," and the court of exchequer held that the publication of such doctrine was blasphemy, and the contract therefore illegal.

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  • His own definition of blasphemous libel was enforced in the 1 Two of his later acts, allowing the defendant in an action for libel to prove veritas, and giving a right of action to the representatives of persons killed through negligence, also deserve mention.

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  • Criminal jurisdiction in cases in which either the complainant or the defendant is a European, or American, or a government servant, or a British subject not a native of a Shan State, is withdrawn from the chiefs and vested in the superintendents and assistant superintendents.

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  • A suit for a divorce on the ground of desertion may be commenced when the defendant has been absent six months, but the divorce may not be granted until the desertion has continued two years.

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  • A petition for a divorce may be presented after a residence within the state of one year immediately preceding, and a decree may be granted against the defendant if judged guilty of adultery, desertion for two years without reasonable cause, habitual drunkenness, such inhuman treatment as to endanger the life of the plaintiff, or if convicted of felony after marriage.

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  • The promoter of the faith, popularly called the "devil's advocate" (advocates diaboli), is the defendant, whose official duty is to point out to the tribunal the weak points of the case.

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  • The plaintiff must prove that he has re-entered into possession, his title during the period for which he claims, the fact that the defendant has been in possession during that period, and the amount of the mesne profits.

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  • Either party may marry again, but a defendant who has been found guilty of adultery is not permitted to marry the co-respondent during the life of the plaintiff.

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