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misjoinder

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noun mis·join·der \ˌmis-ˈjȯin-dər\

Definition of misjoinder

  1. :  an improper union of parties or of causes of action in a single legal proceeding



1789

First Known Use of misjoinder

1789


Law Dictionary

misjoinder

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noun mis·join·der \mis-ˈjȯin-dər\

Legal Definition of misjoinder

  1. :  an incorrect joinder of claims or parties in a legal action; also :  an impermissible joinder of criminal charges or defendants — compare duplicity, multifarious, multiplicity




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