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Synonyms for pleading
(law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
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544, 573-74 (discussing the intent of the drafters of the Rules to depart from English common law pleading
tradition); Kevin M.
American procedural reformers were concerned that common law pleading
as it had come to be practiced 'obscured facts and legal issues, rather than distilling and clarifying them.
referring to common law pleading
as "It]he most exact, if the most
courts, which in turn derived from common law pleading
the deficiencies of the common law pleading
Common law pleading
was a highly structured, formalistic affair.
Despite serious flaws, common law pleading
endured for centuries.