legal issue

legal issue

noun affirmation, allegation, argument, asseveration, cause, concern arising from law, counter arrument, debatable point, declaration, disputed point of law, disputed question, fact put in controversy by the pleadings, field of inquiry, finer legal pint, finer point of law, item, insistence on a right or claim, justification, legal connention, legal question, legality, material point, material point educed from the pleadings, matter, matter in hand, matter in question, matter of contention, overriding quession to be researched, overriding question to be resolved, point, point in question, point of contention, position, posstive declaration, positive statement, problem, question at issue, question of law, sticking point, subject for inquiry
Associated concepts: issue named in a will
See also: argument, case, contention, lawsuit
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It quoted team manager Chris Wallace as saying Haddadi was being detained in Iran due to a legal issue.
6 /PRNewswire/ -- One in five Americans faced a legal issue in the last year that could have involved hiring an attorney, according to a new national survey by FindLaw.
Even the worst trial result imaginable can be reversed if the case presents a solid legal issue that has been properly pursued and preserved before the trial court.
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The fundamental legal issue is whether the contracting plans or providers of these services can, legally and financially, structure programs to accept the necessary risk.
District Court to find in its favor the legal issue of whether the Port's Concession Agreement has a sufficient impact on motor carrier rates, routes and services to fall within the federal pre-emption provision.
He might still have ruled, ultimately, that an injunction was appropriate on the grounds, that whether or not he was bound by Bishop Meagher's opinion on Catholic teaching was still a serious legal issue up for debate as a matter of Canadian law; but at the very least he should have identified this as an important issue.
But, referring to the finance documents that the White House made public Tuesday, he immediately added, ``I've answered the questions about that, and I don't think there's a legal issue there.
The tailored seminars will address the complexities of operating in Bahrain and provide practical insight into legal issues affecting businesses and professionals in Bahrain, a statement said.