To see details on the word
ex parte
please enable javascript.

ex parte
(Latin)


In the United States, orders resulting from ex parte proceedings are typically temporary at least until the party affected by the order is given an opportunity to contest it.
  a proceeding brought before a court by one party only, without notice to or challenge by the other side
Home
 Mark word for later review on this computer
Web Links:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Dictionary - Vocabulary.com®
Dictionary/Synonyms - Google®
Dictionary List - OneLook®
Wikipedia Article
Samples:
  • In the United States, orders resulting from ex parte proceedings are typically temporary at least until the party affected by the order is given an opportunity to contest it.
  • If to this be added the fact that, in consequence of the ex parte application of the spur, one side of the mare appeared to journey faster than the other; and that the aggrieved flank was resolutely indicated by unremitted flourishes of a bushy tail, we finish the picture of both horse and man.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • Your Honor, an ex parte contact with counsel?
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • And he further remarks upon the attempt of the State of Georgia to establish a division line for the purpose of limiting the boundaries of the Cherokees, that the line drawn having been made by the whites, and entirely upon ex parte evidence of their several rights, was of no validity whatever.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1

  • Show more
  • The answers began with a Supreme Court ruling that December, in the case called Ex Parte Endo.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
Search for samples from other sources:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Interest -- Source
General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®
Associated words [difficulty]:   ex parte [9] , de facto [5] , ex post facto [6] , de jure [9] , de novo [9] , bar [1] , Chapter 11 bankruptcy [3] , grand jury [5] , recuse [5] , circumstantial evidence [6] , entrapment [6] , extradition [6] , inside information [6] , subpoena [6] , conflict of interest [7] , restraining order [7] , certiorari [8] , class action [8] , power of attorney [8] , pro bono [8] , public domain [8] , tort [8] , Uniform Commercial Code [9] , bench warrant [9] , collective bargaining [9] , corpus delicti [9] , de jure [9] , demurrer [9] , deponent [9] , notary public [9] , prima facie [9] , pseudoscience [9]
     If popups are enabled: Search in OneLook®   If Flash® is also enabled: Search in Visuwords®
Most commonly used in these subjects:   Law, Philosophy, Religion - Christianity
Home
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading