case stated

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Case Stated

An action that is brought upon the agreement of the parties who submit a statement of undisputed facts to the court but who take adversary positions as to the legal ramifications of the facts, thereby requiring a judge to decide the Question of Law presented.

A case stated is also called an amicable action, a case agreed on, or a friendly suit.

case stated

a statement of the facts of a case prepared by one court for the opinion or judgment of another court. In Scotland the appeal from a summary court is called a stated case.
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