direct estoppel

direct estoppel
Form of estoppel by judgment where issue has been actually litigated and determined in action between same parties based upon same cause of action. Napper v. Anderson et al., C.A.Tex., 500 F.2d 634, 636.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • direct estoppel — see estoppel 2a Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Direct estoppel — The doctrine of direct estoppel prevents a party to a litigation from relitigating an issue that was decided against that party in that litigation, under certain circumstances. Specifically, direct estoppel applies where the issue was decided as… …   Wikipedia

  • direct estoppel — Form of estoppel by judgment where issue has been actually litigated and determined in action between same parties based upon same cause of action. Napper v. Anderson et al., C.A.Tex., 500 F.2d 634, 636. See also collateral estoppel doctrine …   Black's law dictionary

  • Estoppel — in its broadest sense is a legal term referring to a series of legal and equitable doctrines that preclude a person from denying or asserting anything to the contrary of that which has, in contemplation of law, been established as the truth,… …   Wikipedia

  • estoppel — es·top·pel /e stä pəl/ n [probably from Middle French estoupail plug, stopper, from estouper to stop up see estop] 1: a bar to the use of contradictory words or acts in asserting a claim or right against another; esp: equitable estoppel in this… …   Law dictionary

  • estoppel — /AstopAl/ Estoppel means that party is prevented by his own acts from claiming a right to detriment of other party who was entitled to rely on such conduct and has acted accordingly. Graham v. Asbury, 112 Ariz. 184, 540 P.2d 656, 658. A principle …   Black's law dictionary

  • estoppel — /AstopAl/ Estoppel means that party is prevented by his own acts from claiming a right to detriment of other party who was entitled to rely on such conduct and has acted accordingly. Graham v. Asbury, 112 Ariz. 184, 540 P.2d 656, 658. A principle …   Black's law dictionary

  • Collateral estoppel — (CE), known in modern terminology as issue preclusion, is a common law estoppel doctrine that prevents a person from relitigating an issue. One summary is that once a court has decided an issue of fact or law necessary to its judgment, that… …   Wikipedia

  • collateral estoppel doctrine — Prior judgment between same parties on different cause of action is an estoppel as to those matters in issue or points controverted, on determination of which finding or verdict was rendered. E. I. duPont de Nemours & Co. v. Union Carbide Corp.,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • collateral estoppel doctrine — Prior judgment between same parties on different cause of action is an estoppel as to those matters in issue or points controverted, on determination of which finding or verdict was rendered. E. I. duPont de Nemours & Co. v. Union Carbide Corp.,… …   Black's law dictionary

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