legal adversary

See: litigant
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For small businesses and startups operating on thin margins, such hefty costs can drive them into bankruptcy, and having a foreign government as your legal adversary does not inspire confidence.
What we conveniently forget is that the legal adversary system is inherently flawed to deal with children in the difficult situation of ending relationships.
The higher education system in Tennessee, once Geier's legal adversary, will now become her employer.
Ventura County Public Defender Kenneth Clayman, who has been on the job for 17 years, said Bradbury was always a worthy legal adversary.