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He was charged in another case with violating an ex parte order.
The Sheriff’s Office and State Police report: Joppa Yomi Adebakin, 70, of the 1500 block of Pulaski Highway, was arrested last Wednesday for failing to appear for court in three cases, each in which he was charged with violating an ex parte order.
The ex parte disclosure form is not a brain buster.
The agenda for that meeting included a 20-page tutorial on ex partes.
Teddy Fender, 43, of the 600 block of Cross Gate Avenue, was charged Tuesday with violating an ex parte order.
For example, the restraining order was obtained from an arbitrator ex parte, with no notice to Daniels.
Belcamp Ernest Milton Lee, 56, of the 1200 block of Brass Mill Road, was charged Friday with violating an ex parte order.
According to the ISPs' ex parte filings, the only FCC staffers who participated in Pai's meetings with the ISPs were his spokespeople.
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Did You Know?
Latin has not been over-used in a procedural context ('ex parte' being a rare exception,) wrote a correspondent to the London Times in May 1999. Indeed, ex parte (which literally meant "on behalf [of]" in Medieval Latin) pops up quite often in legal settings. An ex parte proceeding, for example, is one that occurs at the request of and for the benefit of one party, usually without the knowledge and participation of any other party. Even when ex parte steps outside of the courtroom - to be used of an ex parte meeting, interview, chat, conversation, investigation, discussion, or contact, for example - the one-sided sense often has some sort of legal or legislative slant, referring to involvement of just one party or side in a case or dispute.
legal Definition of ex parte
- an ex parte motion
- relief granted ex parte
- Ex Parte Jones, 7 U.S. 2 (1866)
Origin and Etymology of ex parte
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