opposing litigant

See: opponent
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It was only on May 4, less than a week before Election Day (May 10, 2010), that the Comelec en banc denied the motion for reconsideration filed by the opposing litigant.
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Boeing, Ford, and Air India officials played a significant role in the malicious retaliation against President Bush's opposing litigant.
A litigant with a relatively small variance has very little informational advantage over either the court or the opposing litigant.
The gains to settlement may be dependent upon the opposing litigant in the dispute or the gains from settlements may be realized only in certain types of disputes.
Discovery permits each side in a lawsuit to demand documents, including confidential materials, from the opposing litigant.
117) From the perspective of the litigant seeking protection, release of the protected information would be invidious regardless of whether it was disseminated by the opposing litigant or a nonparty.
Amongst the crimes committed during that case are intimidation and retaliation against an opposing litigant, and multiple counts of theft of court records.
How does one find out important facts about key people, especially opposing litigants, witnesses or jurors, preferably without the search coming to their attention?
I have had opposing litigants approach me to help them contact their court-appointed attorneys whom they had not seen since their initial hearing and who would not return their calls.
Thus, an organization must now ensure that its e-mail system is capable of organizing and retrieving information, not based upon its own needs, but upon the needs and wishes of as-yet-unknown opposing litigants.
Privilege, then, is a shield used during litigation by the client, or by a professional on the client's behalf, to restrict access by opposing litigants to the client's confidential communications.