joinder in issue
Similiter Si*mil"i*ter, n. [L., in like manner.] (Law) The technical name of the form by which either party, in pleading, accepts the issue tendered by his opponent; -- called sometimes a {joinder in issue}. [1913 Webster]

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  • joinder in issue — A party s formal acceptance of the tender of an issue of fact which is made by the pleadings on file in the action. See joinder of issue …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • joinder of issue — The point in a lawsuit when the defendant has challenged some or all of the plaintiff s allegations or when it is known which legal questions are in dispute in other words, the issue is joined. Usually this point arrives when pretrial discovery… …   Law dictionary

  • joinder of issue — The raising and presentation for trial of an issue of fact. 41 Am J1st Pl § 362. In a criminal case, a, plea of not guilty in response to an indictment information or complaint. 21 Am J2d Crim L § 458 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • joinder in demurrer — The formal acceptance by the adverse party to an action of the issue of law which is tendered by a party s demurrer to such adverse party s pleading …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • joinder — Joining or coupling together; uniting two or more constituents or elements in one; uniting with another person in some legal step or proceeding; union; concurrence. The consent to an agreement or document by a party who has an interest in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • joinder — Joining or coupling together; uniting two or more constituents or elements in one; uniting with another person in some legal step or proceeding; union; concurrence. The consent to an agreement or document by a party who has an interest in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • joinder — join·der / jȯin dər/ n [Anglo French, from joinder to join, from Old French joindre, from Latin jungere]: the act or an instance of joining: as a: a joining of parties as coplaintiffs or codefendants in a suit; also: a joining of claims by one… …   Law dictionary

  • Joinder — Civil procedure in the United States Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Doctrines of civil procedure Jurisdiction Subject matter jurisdiction Diversity jurisdiction Personal jurisdiction Removal jurisdiction Venue Change of venue …   Wikipedia

  • issue — 1. verb To send forth; to emit; to promulgate; as, an officer issues orders, process issues from a court. To put into circulation; as, the treasury issues notes. To send out, to send out officially; to deliver, for use, or authoritatively; to go… …   Black's law dictionary

  • issue — 1. verb To send forth; to emit; to promulgate; as, an officer issues orders, process issues from a court. To put into circulation; as, the treasury issues notes. To send out, to send out officially; to deliver, for use, or authoritatively; to go… …   Black's law dictionary

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