trial by record

Definition of trial by record

: a trial in which a matter of record is pleaded and in which the opposite party pleads that there is no such record and which involves inspection of the record itself and no other evidence — compare nul tiel record

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“Trial by record.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trial%20by%20record. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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