case stated

case stated

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • case stated — UK US noun [C or U] (also stated case) ► LAW a legal case (= a matter that is decided in a court of law) that is used to influence the judgment in another case that is being appealed (= someone is trying to change a previous decision): by way of… …   Financial and business terms

  • case stated — case stat·ed n: a statement agreed upon by the parties to a lawsuit that sets forth the facts of the case and the parties request for a judgment by the court based on those facts Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. case… …   Law dictionary

  • Case stated — Case Case, n. [F. cas, fr. L. casus, fr. cadere to fall, to happen. Cf. {Chance}.] 1. Chance; accident; hap; opportunity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By aventure, or sort, or cas. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which befalls, comes, or happens; an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Case Stated — is legal function available in England and Wales to review a magistrates court decision on a point of law. Any person who is party to proceedings before a magistrates court may question the proceedings on the basis that the justices erred in law …   Wikipedia

  • case stated — noun Etymology: case (I) : an agreed statement of facts made for presentation to a court in order to obtain a decision of law upon the facts stated …   Useful english dictionary

  • case stated — /keɪs ˈsteɪtəd/ (say kays staytuhd) noun Law form of appeal on a point of law, which consists of a written statement of the facts of the case and the grounds of the decision, submitted to a higher court to obtain its opinion or judgement …  

  • case stated — See case agreed on …   Black's law dictionary

  • case stated — Another term for agreed case. 3 Am J2d Agr C § 1 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • stated case — ➔ case * * * stated case UK }} US }} noun [C or U] LAW ► CASE STATED(Cf. ↑case stated) …   Financial and business terms

  • case — 1 n [Latin casus accident, event, set of circumstances, literally, act of falling] 1 a: a civil or criminal suit or action the judicial power shall extend to all case s, in law and equity, arising under this Constitution U.S. Constitution art.… …   Law dictionary

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