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litigant

1. a party to a lawsuit
2. engaged in litigation
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Dubai: A high-powered mediation panel seeking an out-of-court settlement for India's over a century old temple-mosque dispute will launch the final round of secret negotiations with Muslim and Hindu litigants in New Delhi on July 29, Gulf News can exclusively reveal.
Rawalpindi -- Scores of litigants on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration against lawyers for locking the doors of judicial complex in protest and not allowing the uniformed police officers to the premises and producing under trial prisoners.
Court records list file Div No 3 /2011 as officially missing, sparking speculations by the litigant of possible tampering with his case by some forces within the law courts.
Limited understanding of the justice system and fear of courts and judges may also limit a litigant's willingness to engage fully in any hearing, (60) and may inhibit a litigant from asserting inability to pay as a defense in the first instance; judges will not raise the issue sua sponte.
The complaint against the judge was filed to police by one of the litigants regarding a case that was tried by the judge in question.
Summary: Ayodhya [India], Oct 5 (ANI): As Vishwa Hindu Parishad's (VHP) meeting to decide the future course of action on Ram Temple construction goes underway, one of the main litigants in the case called the meet insignificant.
CHARSADDA -- Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar here Friday vowed to protect all fundamental and human rights of people and sought active support of the legal fraternity for providing speedy and inexpensive justice to litigants. Addressing a function after inaugurating Judicial Complex Charsadda, the CJP said no comprise would be made on the fundamental and human rights of citizens and reiterated that he was ready to take up all such issues anywhere of the country in the interest of public service.
These steps are taken to expedite the entire process which was earlier carried out manually having many loopholes and was time consuming Under the newly installed automated system now the litigant and counsel only provide one original copy one photocopy and one soft copy of the petition along with his or her contact number and email at institution branch to initiate process.
Oftentimes, without the assistance of counsel, these individuals struggle to achieve meaningful access to the court, which translates into frustration for the litigant.
Many self-represented litigants are unaware of the nuances of court processes and struggle to navigate the judicial system, leading many lawyers and legal commentators to ask how and whether courts operate efficiently and fairly in cases involving a self-represented litigant.
He added: " He shall simultaneously make the arrangements on the ground and let the litigant know the point where he will be received with a wheel chair." The facility promises to never go answered.
The Lahore High Court is going to introduce an enterprise software system, which is the first-ever for a court in Pakistan, in order to facilitate litigant public and lawyers.