Intervenor


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Intervenor

An individual who is not already a party to an existing lawsuit but who makes himself or herself a party either by joining with the plaintiff or uniting with the defendant in resistance of the plain-tiff's claims.

See: amicus curiae, arbitrator, litigant, umpire
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Lombardi (88) the Eighth Circuit allowed an intervenor under Rule 24(b) despite acknowledging that the intervenor lacked Article III standing.
merger of two airlines), intervenors are permitted thirty days to present the necessary authorisation cards, the union said.
According to the GAO's regulations, an intervenor is "an awardee if the award has been made or, if no award has been made, all bidders or offerors who appear to have a substantial prospect of receiving an award if the protest is denied.
The Courts of Appeals for the Second, Fifth, Sixth, Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits have generally held that an independent basis for Article III standing is not required of an intervenor where a case or controversy exists between the remaining parties.
that) could set down law in a way that affects First Nations and governments across Canada and that's why they've granted intervenor status," said Jay Nelson, counsel for Horse Lake and Duncan First Nations.
for the would-be intervenor existed in these situations, judicial
Yet, a "conservative" government is an intervenor against free speech.
Additional intervenor funding would be provided at $500 per new megawatt for non-major and re-powering projects and at $1,000 per new megawatt for major projects.
Summary judgment briefs were submitted late November after a spate of frivolous motions by an army of intervenors including Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the Teamsters Union.
A second major tool used in the delivery service system is the intervenor.
The intervenor acts as facilitator and coordinator.