litigable


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lit·i·gate

 (lĭt′ĭ-gāt′)
v. lit·i·gat·ed, lit·i·gat·ing, lit·i·gates
v.tr.
To prosecute or defend (a lawsuit or legal action); pursue (a legal case).
v.intr.
To bring a lawsuit or defend against a lawsuit in court.

[Latin lītigāre, lītigāt- : līs, līt-, lawsuit + agere, to drive; see ag- in Indo-European roots.]

lit′i·ga·ble (-gə-bəl) adj.
lit′i·ga′tion n.
lit′i·ga′tor n.

litigable

(ˈlɪtɪɡəbəl)
adj
(Law) law that may be the subject of litigation
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litigable

adjective
Law. Subject to legal proceedings:
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litigable

adj (Jur) → streitig, strittig
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Despite this preference for informal contract governance, the mere presence of an enforceable, litigable contract stabilizes the transaction.
Applying these percentages to the 310 death sentences from 1994, if 7% of those defendants had plausible, litigable intellectual disability claims, that would be about twenty-two defendants; and if about 40% of those twenty-two defendants with plausible intellectual disability claims would have prevailed, that would mean a total of about nine would have been spared.
20) This quality reveals the functional character of a human right and distinguishes it from dreamy idleness and mundane aspiration that is of no litigable value.
209) The Kames formulation tracks the English idea that certain genuine harms (damna) might not arise from a litigable invasion of the plaintiff's legal rights (injuria).
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168 Because it is up to the executive branch to formulate such rules, making them litigable in criminal cases might result in "fewer and less protective regulations" (or so the Court argued).
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