opposing party


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opposing party

noun adversary, appellant, appellee, challenger, claimant, complainant, contender, defendant, disputant, petitioner, plaintiff, respondent, the other party, the other side
Associated concepts: adversarial system, litigation
See also: adversary, complainant, contestant, foe, litigant, opponent, party
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The rule reads: "A motion for continuance based on parental leave of the lead attorney in the case shall be granted if made within a reasonable time after learning the basis for the continuance unless substantial prejudice to the opposing party is shown.
Likewise, a party could be sanctioned even if the opposing party had another way to get the exact same evidence.
The opposing party must present facts sufficient to require a trial of any issue of fact by producing evidentiary proof in admissible form and must assemble, lay bare, and reveal his proof, in order to establish that the matters set forth in his pleadings are real and capable of being established.
As a Conservative voter I strongly disapprove of the above decision but it always seems the Labour Party can criticise an opposing party so volubly, while ignoring similar tactics in their own ranks.
Many are made without the knowledge of the opposing party.
In spite of the tensions between Hamas and Fateh, Al Sheikh refused to criticize the opposing party.
A basic point of his ruling is to note that an expert witness has liability only to the party who hired him (Metropolitan) and not the opposing party (Whitbeck).
Not for the first time this season, a player in the opposing party might be of considerable interest to Warwickshire.
Mills also pointed to the fact that a winning party in a Dubai case does not recover full legal fees from the opposing party, giving a weak party no financial incentive to settle.
It wasn't the first time that members of the opposing party have shown up for such events, be they run by Democrats of Republicans.
It must be the longest election on record, and even if he wins it seems he will be the President of the opposing party.