No counsel was, therefore, at hand to be employed in the defense of a prisoner or litigant.
Every litigant was legally required to conduct his own case.
The man who becomes a client in the sense of litigant is an exception.
The worst cause cannot be so prejudicial to the litigant, as his advocate's or attorney's ignorance or neglect of these forms.
He assumed the rôle of a disinterested party, who, at the request of a litigant, agrees to become an impartial mediator.
He was preëminently the honest lawyer, the counsel fitted to serve the litigant who was justly entitled to win.
No litigant should be required to submit his case to the hazard and expense of a political campaign.
In such cases the litigant generally got all he claimed and the railroad was mulcted.
No justice may take any gift except from the king nor give counsel to any litigant before him.
A litigant prepared to spend money seldom needed to lose a suit.