Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
The legal and factual basis for an argument in a lawsuit. A party who wants the judge to rule a particular way on a motion often must submit a memorandum of points and authorities, in which the party argues that the facts, statutes, and relevant precedents support that party's position.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:21 pm