Collusive action legal definition of collusive action
n. a lawsuit brought by parties pretending to be adversaries in order to obtain by subterfuge an advisory opinion or precedent-setting decision from the court. If a judge determines the action does not involve a true controversy he/she will dismiss it. (See: advisory opinion, collusion, controversy, precedent)
References in periodicals archive
There was no indication whatsoever of collusive action
by the parties.
T]he point is that the evidence is plain that the defendants [the Uzans] undertook fraudulent and collusive actions
in Turkey to procure sham injunctions whose sole purpose was to avoid compliance with this Court's orders and proceedings, and that accordingly the claim that this Court's disregard of defendants' machinations somehow constitutes error is without substance.