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Synonyms for brief

not long in time or duration

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accomplished in very little time

marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen

a short summary or version prepared by cutting down a larger work

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a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case

a condensed written summary or abstract

give essential information to someone

of short duration or distance

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concise and succinct

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(of clothing) very short

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The administration's brief contends that "in time of active conflict, a court considering a properly filed habeas action generally should accept the military's determination that a detainee is an enemy combatant.
IN BRIEF Wandering the French countryside from Dieppe to Marseilles on a search for his father, Felix (Sami Bouajila), a young Frenchman of Arab extraction, assembles the makings of a new family.
The right to a unanimous jury verdict is abridged when a deliberating juror is dismissed and the record reveals a possibility the dismissal occurred because that juror had doubts about the sufficiency of the government's evidence,'' the brief said.
of Iowa, ISLL Bound Briefs, Nancy Jewett v Lorenz Wanshura (1874), p.
The briefs available through Brief Reporter allow attorneys to improve their own briefs and anticipate opposing counsels' arguments," said Nick Emrick, senior vice president and general manager, LEXIS Online Publishing.
We are hearing overwhelmingly positive feedback from our readers," said Ted Merz, Editor and Content Manager of Bloomberg Brief.
The brief notes that placement of the stickers came after community pressure from religious activists who oppose the teaching of evolution in public schools.
On-board strategic situational awareness briefs are completely new and one of the most important things the Naval Postgraduate School has done to extend our knowledge to the fleet," Prof.
In its brief, TEI stated that the issue of the deference to be accorded an agency's interpretative ruling "requires a careful balance and the answer properly depends on the extent of public involvement in the development of the agency rule.
Olson's ``role in the attempted Los Angeles bombings reflected the extent of her dedication to the path of terrorism embraced by the SLA `comrades,' '' Garcetti's brief says.
States filing briefs were: Indiana, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia and Wyoming and a separate brief by Indiana, Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Kansas, North Dakota, South Carolina, Utah and Virginia.
More than a page of the government's reply brief is devoted to attacking the footnote in which TEI criticizes government's facile citation of Correll.
Microsoft's reply brief to the government's proposal requested a year within which to submit its own breakup plan and also requested that the ultimate decree remain in effect for four year, not ten years.
A friend of the court brief is an action filed by a person or organization that is not party to a lawsuit but that believes it has evidence or perspective that would help the court make its decision.
Reproductions and representations of the Ten Commandments have been commonly employed across the country to symbolize both the rule of law itself, as well as the role of religion in the development of American law," asserts Clement in the brief.
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