scandalous matter

scandalous matter
Within federal rule providing for striking scandalous matter from pleadings, "scandalous matter" is matter which improperly casts a derogatory light on someone, usually a party to the action, with respect to moral character or uses repulsive language. Gilbert v. Eli Lilly & Co., Inc., D.C.Puerto Rico, 56 F.R.D. 116, 120

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