Litispendence legal definition of Litispendence
LITISPENDENCE. The part of an action being depending and undetermined; the
time during which an action is pending. See Lis pendens.
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court to recognize international litispendence
, meaning a court must not
6) Under the statute, the ICJ is not bound by Litispendence
, as demonstrated in the U.
The first embodies the litispendence
doctrine; the second one bars the alternative of relitigation once a final decision is made; and the third implies preclusion of intervention of other settlement bodies when the party has already opted for a certain procedure for dispute resolution.