objection


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the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest

(law) a procedure whereby a party to a suit says that a particular line of questioning or a particular witness or a piece of evidence or other matter is improper and should not be continued and asks the court to rule on its impropriety or illegality

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I wish I could say that his answer to the second (or moral) objection was equally clear and cogent.
He has, therefore, requested me to reply in his behalf to two special objections, one of an intellectual, the other of a moral nature.
"There were some very strong objections against the lady," were Colonel Fitzwilliam's words; and those strong objections probably were, her having one uncle who was a country attorney, and another who was in business in London.
Tyrrel's injudicious praises of Norah irritated his objections into openly declaring themselves.
Thus, there are five sources from which critical objections are drawn.
Objections to the Proposed Constitution From Extent of Territory Answered
"Are you at the end of your objections? Can you give me a plain answer at last?"
Again, not a very difficult condition with which to encumber such a rise in fortune; but if you have any objection to it, this is the time to mention it.
Once more, I stammered with difficulty that I had no objection.
Would there be any objection to my taking leave of any one I know, about here, before I go away?"
"My objection is this; though I think very well of Mrs.
Weyrother met all objections with a firm and contemptuous smile, evidently prepared beforehand to meet all objections be they what they might.
Weyrother again gave that smile which seemed to say that to him it was strange and ridiculous to meet objections from Russian generals and to have to prove to them what he had not merely convinced himself of, but had also convinced the sovereign Emperors of.
(41) Consider, for example, the aforementioned case from North Carolina of legislatively mandated physician- and nurse-participation in administering capital punishment, (42) the prospect of military physicians being asked to participate in torture, or the mundane request that a pediatrician circumcise a healthy infant male so that he "fits in" or "looks like Dad." In light of such cases, many can realize that they have need of and, thereby, can welcome a conscientious objection clause.
As a trial advocate, do you stand in the courtroom and speak the words, "Objection, Your Honor," at the appropriate time and with a valid legal basis?