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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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District coordination officers of Muzaffargarh, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalpur and Rajanpur were also impleaded as parties, the petition stated.
An activist has filed an application for being impleaded as a respondent.
The petitioner, Rekha, a resident of Korangi, impleaded home secretary, provincial police chief, head of Saddar police station and two accused Sunny and Akash as respondents.
It further said that "Both Facebook Inc and Google Inc are US-based entities and are hereby impleaded as respondents.
The rights of a judgment creditor against impleaded defendants in proceedings supplementary are plenary.
They impleaded Sindh Chief Secretary, Secretary, Director General and Managing Director of Coal and Energy Development Department, Sindh Coal Authority and proprietors of 14 contractor companies.
Verizon then impleaded plaintiff Granite, as subcontractor, alleging contractual indemnification.
Professor Hartnett notes that both the present [section] 1367 and the ALI's proposed substitute "are designed to embody the Kroger rule's denial of supplemental jurisdiction over claims by plaintiffs against third-party defendants impleaded by defendants" (2)--that is, impleaded by what might be called the "original defendant" against whom the plaintiff filed the complaint commencing a civil action (based solely on diversity jurisdiction) in a federal district court.
According to Mamet the city of Denver was explicitly given the right to "sue and defend, plead and be impleaded, in all courts and places, and in all matters and proceedings.
Kroger,(46) the Supreme Court prohibited the exercise of ancillary jurisdiction in diversity cases over claims by plaintiffs against nondiverse third parties impleaded by the defendant under Rule 14.
Also impleaded in the case were Aquino's close friend and former Philippine National Police Director General Alan Purisima, as well as sacked SAF Director Getulio Napenas.
In this regard, the said officers are impleaded as respondents,' the bench ordered.