View of premises

(Law) the inspection by the jury of the place where a litigated transaction is said to have occurred.
- Blackstone.

See also: View

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The factors that the Gulf Oil opinion deemed relevant to whether to dismiss a suit on the basis of [FNC] form quite a laundry list: 'the relative ease of access to sources of proof; availability of compulsory process for attendance of unwilling, and the cost of obtaining attendance of willing, witnesses; possibility of view of premises, if view would be appropriate to the action; and all other practical problems that make trial of a case easy, expeditious and inexpensive.
The private interests of the litigants include the following factors:' 'Important considerations are the relative ease of access to sources of proof; availability of compulsory process for attendance of unwilling, and the cost of obtaining attendance of willing, witnesses; the possibility of a view of premises, if such a view would be appropriate to the action; and all other practical problems that make trial of a case easy, expeditious and inexpensive.