pro se
adjective or adverb Etymology: Latin Date: 1861 on one's own behalf ; without an attorney <
a pro se action
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a defendant's right to proceed pro se
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pro se — / prō sā, sē/ adv or adj [Latin]: on one s own behalf: without an attorney a defendant s right to proceed pro se a pro se action Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • pro se — To represent oneself in a court proceeding; to be without counsel. (Bernstein s Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012. pro se To represent oneself in a court proceeding; to be without counsel …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • pro se — adjective Representing oneself (in court); without an attorney …   Wiktionary

  • pro se — /prow siy/ For one s own behalf; in person. Appearing for oneself, as in the case of one who does not retain a lawyer and appears for himself in court …   Black's law dictionary

  • pro se — For one s self. Appearing for one s self in an action or criminal prosecution. 5 Am J2d Appear § 10; 21 Am J2d Crim L § 310 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Pro se legal representation in the United States — Pro se legal representation refers to the instance of a person representing himself or herself without a lawyer in a court proceeding, whether as a defendant or a plaintiff and whether the matter is civil or criminal. Pro se is a Latin phrase… …   Wikipedia

  • Pro se legal representation in the United States/temp — Pro se legal representation refers to the instance of a person representing himself or herself without a lawyer in a court proceeding, whether as a defendant or a plaintiff and whether the matter is civil or criminal. In the United States, such… …   Wikipedia

  • Pro se clerk — A pro se clerk is a clerk of the court, employed by the court and found in the courthouse. This clerk assists people appearing pro se (without lawyers) to participate in legal actions by providing forms which need to be filled out and explaining… …   Wikipedia

  • non pro|se|qui|tur — «non proh SEHK wuh tuhr», Law. a judgment entered against the plaintiff in a suit when he does not appear to prosecute it. ╂[< Latin nōn prōsequitur he does not pursue (the suit)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • potest quis renunciare pro se et suis juri quod pro se introductum est — /powtast kwis rananshiyeriy prow siy et syuwas juray kwod par siy intradaktam est/ One may relinquish for himself and his heirs a right which was introduced for his own benefit …   Black's law dictionary

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