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  • (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked

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  • (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Proceeding'


  • Proceedings: For formal actions taken in a legal context, see legal proceeding. For the USNI magazine, see Proceedings (magazine). For other uses, All pages with titles
  • Adversary proceeding in bankruptcy (United States): An Adversary proceeding in bankruptcy, is a lawsuit in the American legal system filed by a party called a "plaintiff" against a party called a "defendant"
  • Interference proceeding: An interference proceeding, also known as a priority contest, is an inter partes proceeding to determine the priority issues of multiple patent applications
  • Opposition proceeding: An opposition proceeding is an administrative process available under the patent and trademark law of many jurisdictions which allows third parties to
  • Legal proceeding: A legal proceeding is any activity that seeks to invoke the power of a tribunal in order to enforce a law, or obtain legal remedies pursuant to a law.
  • Solemn proceedings: Solemn proceedings is the term used in Scotland for serious criminal cases prosecuted on indictment before a judge and jury. These are distinct from summary

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* Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand Come, let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet I see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible To feeling as to sight or art thou but A dagger of the mind, a false creation, Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain - William Shakespeare


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