peremptory exception


in the civil law of Louisiana : an exception pleaded by a defendant especially on the basis that the law provides no remedy for the injury the plaintiff alleges, that the claim is barred by res judicata or prescription, or that an indispensable party has not been joined

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“Peremptory exception.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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