judicial proceeding

judicial proceeding
I noun action, case, cause in court, court proceeding, hearing, hearing on the merits, judicial contest, judicial recourse, lawsuit, legal action, legal dispute, legal proceeding, legal recourse, legal remedy, litigation, prosecution, suit, suit at law, suit in law, trial, trial of a case, trial of the issues II index action (proceeding)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

judicial proceeding
Any court proceeding undertaken by a judge, such as a trial or hearing.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • judicial proceeding — Any proceeding wherein judicial action is invoked and taken. Mannix v. Portland Telegram, 144 Or. 172, 23 P.2d 138. Any proceeding to obtain such remedy as the law allows. Any step taken in a court of justice in the prosecution or defense of an… …   Black's law dictionary

  • judicial proceeding — noun a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights • Syn: ↑litigation • Derivationally related forms: ↑litigious (for: ↑litigation), ↑litigate (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • judicial proceeding — court proceeding, proceeding wherein a judge rules between two litigants …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lien by judicial proceeding — An expression, of particular significance in the law of bankruptcy, for a lien obtained by attachment, judgment, levy, or other legal or equitable process or proceeding. 9 Am J2d Bankr § 1022. See attachment lien; judgment lien …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • quasi-judicial proceeding — procedure that has a somewhat judicial judgment between two litigants …   English contemporary dictionary

  • proceeding — pro·ceed·ing n 1: a particular step or series of steps in the enforcement, adjudication, or administration of rights, remedies, laws, or regulations: as a: an action, hearing, trial, or application before the court collateral proceeding: a… …   Law dictionary

  • judicial — ju·di·cial /jü di shəl/ adj [Latin judicialis, from judicium judgment, from judic judex judge, from jus right, law + dicere to determine, say] 1 a: of or relating to a judgment, the function of judging, the administration of justice, or the… …   Law dictionary

  • judicial contest — I noun action, case, lawsuit, legal action, legal dispute, legal matter, legal proceedings, legal recourse, litigation, judicial proceeding, judicial recourse, proceedings, suit, trial II index action (proceeding), case (lawsuit) …   Law dictionary

  • judicial — judicial, judiciary, juridical, juristic are comparable because of verbal confusion and because all imply some connection with courts of law. Judicial, by far the most common of these adjectives both in legal and in general use, often implies a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • judicial estoppel — Under doctrine of judicial estoppel, a party is bound by his judicial declarations and may not contradict them in a subsequent proceeding involving same issues and parties. Sailes v. Jones, 17 Ariz.App. 593, 499 P.2d 721, 726. Under this doctrine …   Black's law dictionary

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