peremptory exception

noun

Legal Definition of 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/peremptory%20exception. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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