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clean–up doctrine

noun

Legal Definition of clean–up doctrine

  1. :  a doctrine of jurisdiction that allows a court of chancery which has acquired jurisdiction in a case to decide both equitable and legal questions provided that the legal questions are incidental to the equitable ones


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