in limine

in limine
in lim·i·ne 1 /in-'li-mə-nē, -'lē-mi-nā/ adv [Latin, on the threshold]: at the beginning: as a preliminary matter; specif: before a particular procedure or proceeding takes place
in limine 2 adj: of, relating to, or being a motion, petition, or order regarding the admissibility of evidence whose exclusion is sought esp. on the ground that it is prejudicial

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

in limine
'on the threshold'. A preliminary point or plea is said to be made in limine.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

in limine
(In lim-in-ay) From Latin for "at the threshold," referring to a request made to the judge before a trial begins, such as a request to exclude evidence.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

in limine
adv. A motion presented at the outset of a case to determine the admissibility of certain evidence.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

in limine
At the beginning; the threshold.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

in limine
[in lim-in-ay]
   from Latin for "at the threshold," referring to a motion before a trial begins. A motion to suppress illegally obtained evidence is such a motion.
   See also: motion to suppress

Law dictionary. . 2013.


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