preliminary hearing

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preliminary hearing

n (Jur) → Voruntersuchung f
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The failure to conduct an evidentiary hearing will not result in a reversal of class certification unless the proponent of the hearing can establish that the hearing would have affected the substantial rights of the parties.
Hai's allegations wherein he stated a claim for fraudulent inducement of the arbitration clause was an issue properly addressed in an evidentiary hearing.
UBS AG agreed to reschedule evidentiary hearing in the federal court to discuss a possible settlement of the case.
At an evidentiary hearing, Chapin's epidemiology expert, Richard Allen Lemen, and the defendants' epidemiology expert, Michael Goodman, agreed that the only known cause of mesotheliomawas exposure to asbestos, but that the epidemiological studies that had analyzed mesothelioma among auto brake mechanics had failed to demonstrate an association between asbestos-related brake products and the disease.
In a high-profile, anti-trust suit that has the rapt attention of the movie industry, Judge Michael Mukasey heard testimony from MPAA Chairman Jack Valenti, producers Ted Hope (``21 Grams'') and Jeff Levy-Hinte (``Thirteen'') and Warner Independent Pictures chief Mark Gill during an evidentiary hearing.
The Civil Court, without an evidentiary hearing, held that the cooperative had acted peaceably.
Klayman issued the following statement upon filing the petition, which calls for an investigation and a full evidentiary hearing by immigration authorities of the Department of Homeland Security.
In his brief to the court, Judge Cohen did not dispute the essential facts of the case, but did challenge the JQC's conclusion that his purpose in holding the evidentiary hearing was to "embarrass and intimidate [the attorney], and to prevent him from filing more recusal motions reflecting poorly" on his wife when she was engaged in another election campaign.
Coakley's office and the town of Lunenburg were granted full participation in the evidentiary hearing, so they will be allowed to summon and cross-examine witnesses, said Lisa Capone, spokeswoman for the DPU.
NICA then filed and served a "Notice of Acceptance and Request for Evidentiary Hearing on Compensability" by which it requested an evidentiary hearing to allow the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) to determine the issues of compensability and notice.
The appeals court granted the stay and remanded the case to district court for an evidentiary hearing on the offenders competence to choose to die and the voluntariness of that decision.
Therefore, another evidentiary hearing was ordered to be held by the trial court.