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noun as in matter coming before court of law

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Companies that pursue leases in ANWR also will have to weigh the prospects of litigation, investor anger and a tarnished brand—especially large firms with public name recognition.

It was among the earliest litigation of its kind in California.

Seemingly everyone is preparing or hinting at litigation, including the city.

The law firm that produced the report, Hugo Parker, is already advising the city on asbestos-related litigation.

Written by a law firm that’s already advising the city on asbestos litigation, the 40-page document offers a glimpse into San Diego’s flawed handling of its real estate.

She and her family have been in litigation with NYU over the Acton estate since his death.

And the costs of litigation amount to chump change for guys who count their net worth in nine and 10 figures.

If the administration refuses, he will prepare for litigation.

But with McDaniel threatening litigation, this political saga may not be over yet.

Wood said this is common when people realize how much litigation and how much time and money pet custody cases often require.

That the Society be immediately dissolved, in view of pending litigation.

Thus the history of the first66 London playhouse, which is chiefly the history of quarrels and litigation, came to a close.

The delivery of a brief to counsel gives him authority to act for his client in all matters which the litigation involves.

It is evident that the irrationality of frequent appeals to expensive and bothersome litigation should arouse suspicion.

Bassett's name did not appear in the office records to Dan's knowledge nor was he engaged in litigation.


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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to litigation, such as: action, case, dispute, lawsuit, process, and prosecution.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.