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res judicata

(rēz jo͞o'dĭkā`tə): see jeopardyjeopardy,
in law, condition of a person charged with a crime and thus in danger of punishment. At common law a defendant could be exposed to jeopardy for the same offense only once; exposing a person twice is known as double jeopardy.
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In addition, clear res judicata does not require that
321) In holding that the class could be maintained without risking res judicata on claims that were unsuitable for class treatment, the court explained:
granted res judicata effects to an "opt out" class action
Statewide, the cigarette companies have tried unsuccessfully to confuse the definitional distinction between res judicata and collateral estoppel.
Supreme Court first permitted the application of res judicata based on the rulings of administrative bodies.
by which the res judicata effect of a judgment would extend to absent
The term res judicata refers to the various ways in which one judgment exercises a binding effect on another.
Confederation contemplated anything like interstate res judicata.
Funny and clever, with twists and turns in the plot and just a bit of serious thrown in, Res Judicata is a worthy sequel to Quid Pro Quo and fans will be left wanting more of Cyril and Andy.
The trial court dismissed the suit finding that the principle of res judicata barred the second suit.
Kerrygold and Res Judicata finished in a dead heat for second, both two lengths behind Timboroa, who returned $20.