legal adversary

See: litigant
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For small businesses and startups operating on thin margins, such hefty costs can drive them into bankruptcy, and having a foreign government as your legal adversary does not inspire confidence.
Blessing the engagement of such ex parte communications would also render inoperative the South Dakota Supreme Court's previous, strong admonitions to medical personnel against engaging in unmonitored conferences with a patient's legal adversary.
73) The public policy reasons for prohibiting ex parte conferences between a patient's medical providers and her legal adversary are sound and widely recognized.
W]e find it difficult to believe that a physician can engage in an ex parte conference with the legal adversary of his patient without endangering the trust and faith invested in him by his patient.
In situations where a patient's legal adversary has retained an attorney to defend against that patient's claims, her non-party medical providers should not be permitted to divulge the patient's confidential information outside of the formal discovery process without violating the medical privilege and duty of confidentiality.
What we conveniently forget is that the legal adversary system is inherently flawed to deal with children in the difficult situation of ending relationships.
The higher education system in Tennessee, once Geier's legal adversary, will now become her employer.
Her legal adversary (Yul Vazquez) is an unctuous toe-sucker whose ulterior motive is to win legal passage to heaven by flattering anyone and everyone in a position of power.
The first of six volumes in Thomson's new Business Research Solutions Series, the 304-page hardcover manual outlines techniques for excavating an array of rated online databases for data on a specific company, whether for due diligence or for sizing up a potential partner, customer, competitor, or legal adversary.
Ventura County Public Defender Kenneth Clayman, who has been on the job for 17 years, said Bradbury was always a worthy legal adversary.
When Ally discovered her latest legal adversary was a nine- year-old child genius, she was torn between her maternal and killer instincts.
Once the complex of Miranda rights becomes a device to make all police questioning into a legal adversary proceeding, there is no logical stopping point.