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[Latin, In the matter of; in the case of.]

A term of frequent use in designating judicial proceedings, in which there is only one party. Thus, "Re Vivian" signifies "In the matter of Vivian," or "in Vivian's Case."


In Re.


‘in the matter of, concerning’.

Re, verbis, scripto, consensu, traditione, junctura vestes, sumere pacta solent. Compacts are accustomed to be clothed by thing itself, by words, by writing, by consent, by delivery. Plow. 161.

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In cross-examination, Mr Rees said: ''I have been in some nasty situations in my life, but nothing had prepared me for what happened there.
Rees would spend the better part of 20 years with the agency, the last four as president of DDB's office in Detroit, which he opened after Volkswagen of America moved its marketing headquarters there.
The total shortfall was PS9,839,93 yet, in his annual declaration, Rees said all of it was due to be paid back to the council.
But that's why Rees was so popular and why the biggest cheer of the night greeted McDonald's words "It's the Rock
Rees said a criminal investigation is underway, but no charges have been filed against Wimberly as of last week.
Before I lost the title I was taking things easy, I thought that I was unbeatable," Rees added.
But the judge told Rees that while he accepted the murder was not pre-meditated, his conduct following Rebecca's death showed he only had remorse for himself.
The heavily scheduled Rees also hopes that the site will enable creators to find answers to various questions without having to call him.
Mr Rees claims Egyptair refused to fly him back to Manila and a three- week nightmare followed in which he was stranded penniless and shunted from one Far Eastern airport to another.
Grayson converted but Wasps narrowed the half-time deficit to one point when Rees stroked over a third penalty.