Intervenor


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Intervenor

An individual who is not already a party to an existing lawsuit but who makes himself or herself a party either by joining with the plaintiff or uniting with the defendant in resistance of the plain-tiff's claims.

See: amicus curiae, arbitrator, litigant, umpire
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Witness, the Attorney General of Canada is an intervenor in the Lemire case, on the side of the government; i.
The third major tool is the I-team, which consists of the VR counselor from MCB's Deaf-Blind Project, the intervenor, the community mental health case manager, a parent and/or group home manager, the day program representative, and the individual with deaf-blindness.
that) could set down law in a way that affects First Nations and governments across Canada and that's why they've granted intervenor status," said Jay Nelson, counsel for Horse Lake and Duncan First Nations.
The applicants proposed their plans and were cross-examined by the board and by the intervenors.
granted Egale intervenor status in Nixon's appeal of the judicial review
The intervenor coalition, in seeking a Stay in the CPCN proceedings, lists policy concerns ranging from recently expressed shareholder concerns with Idaho Power's mix of power resources, to the recession, which has put a serious dent in the Company's need for power.
We also have the Vriend decision where the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) was an intervenor -- what a system this compulsory payment of union dues has become.
This is a great day for Maryland," said Michael Mariotte, executive director of Nuclear Information and Resource Service, which first filed the contention on foreign ownership in November 2008 and has been the pro se intervenor on the issue ever since.
It is also an intervenor in the Brockie case in Ontario, where freedom of religion and thought is threatened once again by aggressive "gays," who demand that under the Ontario Human Rights Act everybody must accept their "right" to absolute equality in all respects (see C.
intervenor in Fermi COL proceeding, Calvert Cliffs COL proceeding, and Davis-Besse license renewal proceeding; potential intervenor in Grand Gulf COL and Grand Gulf license renewal proceedings);
The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) was also an intervenor in "The Vriend Case" that went to the Supreme Court of Canada.
2 million in intervenor fees, according to Department of Insurance statistics.