Definition of intervenor
: one who intervenes; especially : one who intervenes as a third party in a legal proceeding
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The BC Civil Liberties Association, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Human Rights Watch all were listed as intervenors supporting Google's case at the Supreme Court.
It was backed by The American Petroleum Institute and other industry groups, which joined the suit as intervenors for the defense.
An environmental group with intervenor status in the case, Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness, made similar arguments in its own motion to dismiss late Monday.
But then the Florida Department of Revenue joined the case as an intervenor, arguing that the court had no standing to administer tax laws.
Carl Lackey, the state wildlife agency’s chief intervenor in bear-human conflicts, filed the defamation suit against the Bear League, its leader Ann Bryant and two Tahoe-area residents.
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