feigned issue


: an issue framed often by an equity court or by arrangement of the parties in order to try before a jury a question of fact which the court either has not the power to try or is unwilling to try : an issue of fact that does not actually exist between the parties to litigation since it is based upon an obvious fiction

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“Feigned issue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feigned%20issue. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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