legal brief


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Noun1.legal brief - a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's caselegal brief - a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case
legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument - (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
amicus curiae brief - a brief presented by someone interested in influencing the outcome of a lawsuit but who is not a party to it
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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The lawyers for the Southeast Legal Foundation and the Cato Institute, in their legal brief, tell the justices what California is doing runs afoul of their prior rulings which set a "minimum contacts'' standard before a state can impose its tax.
He said Monday that the complaint "reads more like political talking points than a reasoned legal brief, and it contains a litany of inaccurate information."
KELLEY Kenyan legislators have failed to respect constitutional and Supreme Court mandates to ensure gender equality in the National Assembly, a US-based NGO said in a legal brief issued in the run-up to International Women's Day on March 8.
Overstock.com (OSTK), together with fellow online retailers Wayfair (W) and Newegg Inc., filed a legal brief with the United States Supreme Court in the case of South Dakota v.
A legal brief filed Tuesday in federal court in Hawaii listed support from (http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2017/03/15/58-tech-firms-sign-brief-against-new-trump-travel-ban/99192276/) 58 Silicon Valley companies .
Texas Governor Greg Abbott crossed the church-state separation line on February 4 when he sent a legal brief to Texas State Attorney General Ken Paxton insisting that Christian crosses may be legally displayed on sheriffs' vehicles.
Americans United has filed a legal brief urging the Colorado Court of Appeals to uphold a Lakewood, Colo., ordinance that prohibits anti-LGBT discrimination.
Prosecutors have argued that these restrictions are needed because of "his ability to inspire others through his words in light of his past deeds," they wrote in a legal brief.
Keehn wrote in a legal brief that the state's ban ''cannot be squared with the fundamental right to keep and bear arms.'' He also argues that self-defense outside the home is part of the core right provided by the Second Amendment.
Prosecutors also note in their legal brief that three members of Tsarnaev's legal team were recently expelled from Russia after misrepresenting themselves as tourists to local authorities.
As reported, a legal brief was circulated to all members of Stockton's planning committee before a meeting in November to consider an application for 159 new homes at Urlay Nook in Eaglescliffe.