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litigant

1. a party to a lawsuit
2. engaged in litigation
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Besides other civic amenities, the district courts also has no sheds or sitting places for the litigants who have to spend hours in open sky while waiting for hearing of their cases outside the courtrooms.
These mechanisms support litigants in reducing conflicts between individuals or communities, reaching resolution of cases faster, thereby increasing their access to justice,' said Barrister Zamir Ghumro, advocate general of Sindh while speaking to Dawn.
The sessions judges of all the districts have been directed to set up two courts in district headquarters for handling the cases to ensure dispensation of speedy justice to the litigants.
A three member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan, also directed to shift the Special Courts which were provided space/rooms/courts in the old building to the new premises till the provision of satisfactory facilities to the lawyers and the litigant public.
The Circuit Court of the 22nd Judicial Circuit of McHenry County, similar to many other jurisdictions, has a considerable number of divorce cases filed by self-represented litigants.
Research by the University of Windsor's Professor Julie Macfarlane in a 2013 report for the Law Society of Upper Canada suggests that, in some courts, at least 40% of litigants in family cases and more than 70% of litigants in civil cases are self-represented.
RAWALPINDI -- The Court and Case Management Plan has been introduced in the district judiciary for providing speedy justice to the litigants, District and Sessions Judge Rawalpindi Suhail Nasir said here Wednesday.
The consultant will provide recommendations to the AOSC with respect to gaining efficiencies and improving access to pro se litigants in the wake of the Rhode Island Judiciarys recent conversion to a new electronic filing system for civil cases.
IN A first, Delhi High Court has introduced a four- digit helpline number to cater to the litigants as well as lawyers aiming to provide an easy access to justice.
Several companies and parties involved in the Dubai-based project were said to have initiated a realty dispute at the Dubai Courts Department before the Real Estate Court negotiated an amicable settlement between the litigants, according Chief Judge Ahmad Ali Al Danhani.
The project "enterprise level information technology" would enable litigants to monitor progress and status of their cases on their smart phones, senior puisne judge Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah told media at a briefing.
Litigants in family cases are mostly there by choice, and there is no where near 80 percent pro se litigants in the cases that I handle.