mispleading


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mispleading

(mɪsˈpliːdɪŋ)
n
(Law) law an error or omission in pleading
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Tort came into the picture in Mitchell only because of the mispleading in that case.
In their appeal, the Uzan family maintains that they are victims of mispleading, with Uzans' lawerys maintaining that rules of procedure were seriously broken and that their claims were not given due consideration.
Moreover, the mispleading referenced in the appeal needs to be strong enough to change the course of the case, a condition that will be decided by the new panel of judges which will hear the case at the appeal phase to decide whether to annul the verdict of the previous panel of judges.