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implead

verb add as a third party, bring in as a third party, commence proceedings against a third party, in ius vocare, institute an action against a third party, join as a third party, make one a third party, plead a cause against a third party, sue a third party
Associated concepts: counterclaim, third party defendant, third party plaintiff, third party practice

implead

to sue or prosecute or bring an action against.

TO IMPLEAD, practice. To sue or prosecute by due course of law. 9 Watts, 47.

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The Order to Show Cause and Due Process Considerations--Once this requisite showing is made, the next step to implead a third-party defendant is similarly obscure.
Because Kroger placed particular emphasis on the circumstance that there was "factual similarity" but no "logical dependence" between the claim asserted by the plaintiff against the third-party defendant and the only other claim asserted (10) (that between the plaintiff and original defendant), there is good reason to conclude that the Kroger rule was not intended to foreclose ancillary jurisdiction over such "logically dependent" claims as a plaintiff's compulsory counterclaim against a third-party defendant, or a plaintiff's claim for indemnity or contribution from a third-party defendant that the plaintiff itself sought to implead.
First, a plaintiff with a nonfederal claim against both a diverse defendant and a nondiverse defendant can simply sue only the diverse defendant and then wait for that defendant to implead the nondiverse party under the court's supplemental jurisdiction.
The court also refused to implead Meena in the petition that the Delhi government had filed challenging constitutional validity of Centre's May 21 notification.
The present bench, pointing out that the tribunal's order refusing to implead Vaiko and others in the case had not been appealed against and hence had attained finality, said: The petitions challenging the final orders passed by the tribunal after allowing its decision in rejecting their claim for impleadment to attain finality, are undoubtedly not maintainable.
Outside of that unlikely situation, a plaintiff seeking a federal court could do precisely as the Court in Kroger feared: file a federal action naming only those defendants diverse from the plaintiff, expecting that those defendants will implead the others who share the plaintiff's citizenship, and then file a claim against those third-party defendants.
This will also hold President Duterte and other top officials involved in the bloody war against drugs accountable as well as it gives us an opportunity to implead other enablers of EJKs, including possibly Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque,' he said.
The Reserve Bank of India had moved the apex court seeking to implead itself as a party in the company's tussle with the Securities and Exchange Board of India ( Sebi) and sought to stop one of its firms from disposing off assets for securing Roy's release.
She had filed a case in the Supreme Court in 2008 in this regard, and after her party was elected to power last year, had moved a resolution in the Assembly seeking to implead the Revenue Department in the case.
But suppose that once AA or B assert a claim against A, A wishes to implead another cocitizen, AAA, who is or may be liable to indemnify A for any liability A may be held to owe to AA or B.
Antonio Tinio, one of the SC petitioners, immediately instructed their lawyer to file a memorandum to implead those the High Court named.
Dr Swamy on Monday sought to implead in the case against objections to the state's Freedom of Religion Act on behalf of Jagadguru Shankaracharya's Mahamandleshar's Pethadipathis.