legal brief


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

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The two sides have filed more than 100 pages of legal briefs vehemently arguing their positions for and against the move in recent weeks.
The companies that signed the legal brief said the ban forces them "to involuntarily become the face of discrimination based on sexual orientation when they are forced to administer benefits differently for employees with a same-sex spouse in order to comply with Oregon law (e.
According to the Times report, some of the Republican signatories on the legal brief in question now say same-sex unions advance conservative principals by emphasizing the importance of solid family structures.
And he is threatening to give evidence about "Jackson's sexual proclivities", a legal brief obtained by the New York Daily News claimed.
Concerned that too much radioactive and toxic contamination could be left in the Simi Hills, state Attorney General Bill Lockyer has filed a legal brief in support of a lawsuit challenging the cleanup of the Santa Susana Field Lab's former nuclear research area.
In a 1994 legal brief explaining why the Archdiocese of Oregon shouldn't have to pay the costs of raising a child fathered by a church worker at a parish, then-Archbishop of Portland William Levada argued that the child's mother had engaged "in unprotected intercourse .
A simmering national debate became a potential boiling pot in mid-January when the Bush administration filed a legal brief with the Supreme Court, opposing the University of Michigan's admission policies.
To a "friend of the court" letter submitted by the Newsletter & Electronic Publishers Association in August, it has now added a legal brief on behalf of Tax Analysts.
Kmart's legal brief, which resulted in Target dropping its motion in a matter of hours, clearly demonstrates the flaws in their assertions.
The Society and several other media organizations signed on to a friend-of-the-court legal brief filed April 9 by The Dallas Morning News.
To get access to first-run features, Drabinsky prepared a very detailed, brilliant legal brief and managed to receive a hearing before the Restrictive Trade Practices Commission in Ottawa.
In these tales, which read like a prosecutor's legal brief, clients were represented as strange, distant, criminal, and repugnant.
LOTUS chairman Jim Manzi on a Wilson, Sonsini legal brief submitted to Judge Sporkin, arguing that Microsoft's Intuit acquisition should be blocked because it might someday give Microsoft a monopolistic position in electronic commerce: "To make a case to the U.
As reported, the legal brief was circulated to all members of Stockton's planning committee before a meeting in November to consider an application for 159 new homes at Urlay Nook in Eaglescliffe.
It is only after he moved out that the Clonidine use soared, implying, as witnesses stated, that Carolyn was unable on her own to control the children; she resorted to Clonidine to do what she could not,'' Michael Riley's attorney, Dennis Shedd, argues in a legal brief.