pretrial conference

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Noun1.pretrial conference - (law) a conference held before the trial begins to bring the parties together to outline discovery proceedings and to define the issues to be tried; more useful in civil than in criminal cases
group discussion, conference - a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
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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He is next due in court March 26 for a pretrial conference.
The pretrial conference for the case was set for March 21.
He is set to face preliminary pretrial conference on January 23 before the Valenzuela City Regional Trial Court Branch 284 for possession of dangerous drugs.
Tenders are invited for provide lodging to accommodate up to 75 guests and meeting space to accommodate up to 200 guests for its 2018 pretrial conference.
A pretrial conference in the case is scheduled for Sept.
090(b) creates an exception when a return of service is filed at least five days prior to a pretrial conference, in order to require cancellation of the pretrial conference as to any non-served party only.
He was released and promised to appear at a pretrial conference on May 8.
Tsarnaev is expected to be present for a pretrial status hearing, the last pretrial conference before his jury trial begins January 5.
For example, use the pretrial conference and order to find as much uncontested ground as possible.
Summary: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon said Monday the trial chamber would hold later this week a third pretrial conference in preparation for the Jan.
The seven business owners have denied the charges, and a pretrial conference is scheduled for March 12.
Ozerden also set a settlement conference date in January 2013 and a pretrial conference in February next year.