first pleading

See: complaint
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But after first pleading not guilty, Elizabeth Gibson, 27, of St Peters Close, changed her plea to guilty and was given a community order with nine months supervision at Warwick Crown Court.
But after first pleading not guilty, Elizabeth Gibson, 27, of St Peters Close, changed her plea to guilty and at Warwick Crown Court was given a community order with nine months supervision.
Glancz also pointed out that the court's ruling actually makes it a little more difficult for plaintiffs to bring a disparate impact case because the majority opinion made it clear that plaintiffs should have to show a causal relationship between the given policy and the disparate impact that they were alleging from the very first pleading in the case.
Oakland officials first issued the eviction notice Friday after first pleading with protesters to leave the area.
He also ordered the company to provide a copy of the court's order and memorandum to every plaintiff in every lawsuit in which it was a defendant during the two previous years as well as to include a copy with its first pleading in every new lawsuit in which it becomes a party, whether as a plaintiff or defendant, for the next five years.
After first pleading not guilty to a racially aggravated public order offence, father-of-four Gerard Mc- Cann changed his plea as he was about to stand trial.