Definition of Mispleading

1. n. An error in pleading.



Definition of Mispleading

1. Verb. (present participle of misplead) ¹

2. Noun. (legal) An error in pleading. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mispleading

1. misplead [v] - See also: misplead

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mispleading

misplacing
misplan
misplanned
misplanning
misplans
misplant
misplanted
misplanting
misplants
misplay
misplayed
misplaying
misplays
misplead
mispleaded
mispleading (current term)
mispleadings
mispleads
mispled
mispoint
mispointed
mispointing
mispoints
mispoise
mispoised
mispoises
mispoising
mispolicies
mispolicy
misportray

Literary usage of Mispleading

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A New Law Dictionary and Institute of the Whole Law: For the Use of Students by Archibald Brown (1874)
"mispleading. Pleading incorrectly, or omitting anything in pleading, ... Also, in Chancery suits, it is a mispleading in certain cases if the defendant do ..."

2. Reports of Some Cases Adjudged in the Courts of the Lord Chancellor, Master by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Charles Purton Cooper (1841)
"In Chancery it was touched upon by the Chancellor [Robert Stillington, Bishop of Bath and Wells], that a man shall not be prejudiced by mispleading or by ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature by William Johnson (1853)
"The defendant cannot take advantage of his own mispleading, to defeat the plaintiff's suit, when the jury have found a verdict for the plaintiff. (Harvey v. ..."

4. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1903)
"A misjoinder of counts in the same declaration is a "mispleading," as that ... Neither that word, nor its derivative, 'mispleading,' are words of precise ..."

5. Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York by Oliver Lorenzo Barbour, New York (State). Supreme Court (1848)
"He held that the term mispleading, ... or that it is mere mispleading, then the objection (which involves a question of altogether a like character,) to the ..."

6. A Collection of Statutes Connected with the General Administration of the by Great Britain, William David Evans, Anthony Hammond, Thomas Colpitts Granger (1836)
"... that then the Justice or Justices by whom ™;ment thereof ought to be given, shall proceed and give judgment in 'Y^inc; (4) any mispleading, ..."

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