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implead

verb add as a third party, bring in as a third party, commence proceedings against a third party, in ius vocare, institute an action against a third party, join as a third party, make one a third party, plead a cause against a third party, sue a third party
Associated concepts: counterclaim, third party defendant, third party plaintiff, third party practice

implead

to sue or prosecute or bring an action against.

TO IMPLEAD, practice. To sue or prosecute by due course of law. 9 Watts, 47.

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This article identifies and discusses the various divisions in the case law with respect to three of the statute's primary procedural and constitutional infirmities: 1) the inconsistencies and omissions in the statute regarding the proper procedure for bringing claims against impleaded defendants, which makes prosecuting or defending against such claims an exercise in guesswork and frustration; 2) the imperfectly defined statutory "examination" procedure, and its failure to afford basic procedural protections --including, among others, the right to a jury trial--to impleaded defendants; and 3) the undefined scope of judgment creditor remedies under the statute.
The BIICL Report and the country reports consider in detail the extent to which others--such as intervenors, impleaded third parties, and privies-may be bound by a judgment.
a] state is not criminally responsible in international or English law, and therefore cannot be directly impleaded in criminal proceedings.
Cheng Shin then impleaded Asahi, the Japanese maker of
16) For maximum effect, he also made the leader of the official opposition Liberal Party of Quebec, the federal minister of justice and the attorneys general of all other jurisdictions in Canada "mis-en-cause," or impleaded parties.
U]nless a man may be free without the right to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded, to acquire and hold property, and to testify in a court of justice, then Congress has the power, by the express terms of this Amendment, to secure all these rights.
Dive buddies have been impleaded as defendants to defray the liability of a ship that struck and killed a diver as he surfaced outside the dive ship's safety zone.
Now, unless a man may be free without the right to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded, [etc.
According to Mamet the city of Denver was explicitly given the right to "sue and defend, plead and be impleaded, in all courts and places, and in all matters and proceedings.