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bill of particulars

n. pl. bills of particulars
A more detailed specification of the charges or claims set out in the papers initiating a lawsuit, as requested by the other party.

bill′ of partic′ulars


n.
an itemized statement of claims or charges in a case, or the counterclaims of a defendant.
[1855–60]
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Noun1.bill of Particulars - the particular events to be dealt with in a criminal trial; advises the defendant and the court of the facts the defendant will be required to meet
pleading - (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
allegement, allegation - statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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3) Motions for reconsideration, for bills of particulars, for medical treatment, for hospital arrest, for a better detention site, for postponement, to quash the information, etc.
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