Ex parte evidence
Ex parte Ex` par"te [L. See {Ex-}, and {Part}.] Upon or from one side only; one-sided; partial; as, an ex parte statement. [1913 Webster]

{Ex parte application}, one made without notice or opportunity to oppose.

{Ex parte council}, one that assembles at the request of only one of the parties in dispute.

{Ex parte hearing} or {Ex parte evidence} (Law), that which is had or taken by one side or party in the absence of the other. Hearings before grand juries, and affidavits, are ex parte. --Wharton's Law Dict. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ex parte — Ex par te [L. See {Ex }, and {Part}.] Upon or from one side only; one sided; partial; as, an ex parte statement. [1913 Webster] {Ex parte application}, one made without notice or opportunity to oppose. {Ex parte council}, one that assembles at… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ex parte application — Ex parte Ex par te [L. See {Ex }, and {Part}.] Upon or from one side only; one sided; partial; as, an ex parte statement. [1913 Webster] {Ex parte application}, one made without notice or opportunity to oppose. {Ex parte council}, one that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ex parte council — Ex parte Ex par te [L. See {Ex }, and {Part}.] Upon or from one side only; one sided; partial; as, an ex parte statement. [1913 Webster] {Ex parte application}, one made without notice or opportunity to oppose. {Ex parte council}, one that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ex parte hearing — Ex parte Ex par te [L. See {Ex }, and {Part}.] Upon or from one side only; one sided; partial; as, an ex parte statement. [1913 Webster] {Ex parte application}, one made without notice or opportunity to oppose. {Ex parte council}, one that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ex parte — ex par·te / eks pär tē, tā/ adv or adj [Medieval Latin, on behalf (of)]: on behalf of or involving only one party to a legal matter and in the absence of and usu. without notice to the other party an ex parte motion relief granted ex parte used… …   Law dictionary

  • Ex parte Merryman — 17 F. Cas. 144 (1861), is a well known U.S. federal court case which arose out of the American Civil War. Against President Abraham Lincoln s wishes, Chief Justice Roger Taney, sitting as a judge of the United States Circuit Court for the Distri …   Wikipedia

  • Ex Parte Bain — 121 U.S. 1 (1887). George M. Bain, Jr. was indicted by a federal criminal grand jury and subsequently convicted for making a false report or statement as cashier of a bank under U.S. Rev. Stat. § 5209. Post conviction, Bain filed a writ of habeu …   Wikipedia

  • Ex parte Bigelow — SCOTUSCase Litigants=Ex parte Bigelow ArgueDate=January 19 ArgueYear=1885 DecideDate=February 2 DecideYear=1885 FullName=Ex parte Bigelow USVol=113 USPage=328 Citation= Prior= Subsequent= Holding= SCOTUS=1882 1887 Majority= JoinMajority=… …   Wikipedia

  • ex parte — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lat. from one side only. See misjudgment, evidence …   English dictionary for students

  • R. v. Sussex Justices, Ex parte McCarthy — Rex v. Sussex Justices, Ex parte McCarthy ( [1924] 1 KB 256, [1923] All ER 233) is a leading English criminal case famous for its precedence in establishing the principle that the mere appearance of bias is sufficient to overturn a judicial… …   Wikipedia

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