legal argument

legal argument

noun affirmation, allegation, asseveration, attestation, belief, cause of action, claim, counter argument, course of reasoning, declaration, defending of a cause by argument, defense, defensive measures, doctrine, insistence on a right or claim, issue, justification, philosophy, pleading, position, positive declaaation or statement, statement, statement offered in proof
See also: answer, case, controversy, lawsuit, plea
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It will be the sixth time the case will have come before the court and the first occasion actual legal argument will be heard after months of legal submissions from both sides and several adjournments of the case.
The judge heard legal argument from both sides at a hearing in London in December - and outlined his thoughts in a published ruling.
Robert Starke, owner of Caf Refresh on Cardiff Road, was found guilty of trading without street trading consent following an unsuccessful legal argument.
Chapters are organized into sections that introduce the basic conceptual understanding of the "politics of international law" promoted herein; collective security as a platform for the use of legal argument in the context of the first Iraq crisis in 1990-91 and the debates among European lawyers during the 1999 Kosovo crisis; issues of ambition, uncertainty, innovation, and stasis in the human rights field; the operation of international law in "limit situations" in the context of crimes against humanity and nuclear weapons as compared to more routine types of institutional work and legal argument; and the politics of international law as it applies to the subject that operates the law and the specificity of legal language.
We could have fought it in court, but we would have ended up with the same outcome we have now after lawyer bills and the time that the legal argument takes," he told the paper.
After many hours of legal argument a High Court judge in London - who has the task of deciding what is to happen to the "much-loved" animal - reserved his judgement.
Meanwhile, the state Gas Tragedy Relief and Rehabilitation Minister, Babulal Gaur, played down the matter, saying the advice given by Vahanvati was a legal argument.
It offers explanations of litigation processes, keys to winning an effective argument, insights on common fallacies in the legal argument arena, and how to assess and use tools to win legal arguments.
Following legal argument the jury was told that issues had arisen and the trial could not proceed before them but would have to resume on Novermber 30 before another jury.
Ben Houchen won first prize for Best Advocate and also was awarded Best Novel Legal Argument.
Not only does Bailey call for decriminalizing polygamy, she directly links her legal argument on polygamy to same-sex marriage.
At a minimum, whether or not you agree with the legal argument the districts are making, there is a huge philosophical difference between the one-size-fits-all in No Child Left Behind .

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