estoppel estoppel


  • (n) a rule of evidence whereby a person is barred from denying the truth of a fact that has already been settled


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  • Petition of the day

    The petition of the day is: Demaree v. Fulton County School District 13-307 Issue: Whether, when a plaintiff in federal court seeks to invoke nonmutual offensive collateral estoppel against a state or local government based on a prior state adjudication, the availability of collateral estoppel is governed by state or federal law; (2) whether, if […]
    on January 3, 2014     Source: SCOTUSblog


  • On ground two of his plea, Atiku stated that the Justices of the Court of Appeal erred in law, when they held on page 67 of the judgment, as follows: "It is settled law that issue estoppel cannot be invoked in the same case, but in a different case....
    on Dec 12, 2008 By: Atiku Abubakar Source: The Guardian - Nigeria

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