n. any lawsuit or other resort to the courts to
determine a legal question or matter.
A case, controversy, or lawsuit. A contest authorized by law, in a
court of justice, for the purpose of enforcing a right. Participants
(plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
Source: 'Lectric Law Library
Citations to Case Law - General Litigation
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changes. You should not rely on these citations as the current statement
of the law; rather, they are intended to provide a path for your legal
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