Alternative Pleading

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Definition: Alternative Pleading



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Dictionary Definition


n. a legal fiction in which a party to a lawsuit or a defendant charged with a crime can plead two ways which are inconsistent with each other. Examples: a) someone hurt in an accident can plead that the other party was negligent or ran into him intentionally. b) “not guilty” and “not guilty by reason of insanity” (in which there is the implied admission that the defendant committed the act).


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Alternative Pleading are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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