estoppel : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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 […]
Jan. 3, 2014 - SCOTUSblog
- Atiku Abubakar in The Guardian - Nigeria
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....