Definition of Party to the action
1. Noun. A party of people taking a role in legal proceedings.
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Literary usage of Party to the action
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"The judge, on plaintiffs motion, allowed him to become a party to the action, under the new letters of administra- Taking letters in that county, ..."
2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1911)
"At any time after the issuance of the summons, any party to the action may take depositions therein, in conformity to law, upon notice to the adverse party ..."
3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1918)
"... had a direct and important interest, besides being a party to the action, and thut her mother was also interested, во that the heirs and distributees of ..."
4. Civil Procedure Reports: Containing Cases Under the Code of Civil Procedure by New York (State), Henry Huffman Browne, Courts, Rufus Leonard Scott, James Manford Kerr, Percival Soloman Menken (1884)
"Court cannot grant order for taking, on the application of any one not a party to the action. An order for the examination of a person as a witness, ..."
5. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1891)
"It is a rule of general application that a party to the action or proceeding, only, may make an application for a new trial.1 Where a stranger, ..."
6. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1901)
"... a receiver of a corporation appointed pending suit by or against the corporation may be substituted in its place as a party to the action.1 In New York, ..."
7. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence by Simon Greenleaf (1899)
"A person for whose immediate benefit the action is prosecuted or defended, though not a party to the action, may be examined as a witness, ..."