surrejoinder


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sur·re·join·der

 (sûr′rĭ-join′dər)
n.
A plaintiff's pleading in response to a defendant's rejoinder.

surrejoinder

(ˌsɜːrɪˈdʒɔɪndə)
n
(Law) law (in pleading) the claimant's reply to the defendant's rejoinder
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Noun1.surrejoinder - (law) a pleading by the plaintiff in reply to the defendant's rejoinder
pleading - (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
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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In these tribunals the documentation results in a genre chain of written communications, consisting in the case of the EU Civil Services Tribunal of application, defence, reply and rejoinder, in the case of the ILO Administrative Tribunal of complaint, reply, rejoinder and surrejoinder.
The surrejoinder, however, could be that future recognition of the Ginsburg misstep might help reduce the range of disagreement in reading the Rules.
38) Calling the third, fourth, and fifth items a replication, rejoinder, and surrejoinder follows the order of common-law pleading; see 'Surrejoinder', OED Online [accessed 18 May 2006].