case stated

case stated
case stat·ed n: a statement agreed upon by the parties to a lawsuit that sets forth the facts of the case and the parties' request for a judgment by the court based on those facts

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

case stated
An action that is brought upon the agreement of the parties who submit a statement of undisputed facts to the court but who take adversary positions as to the legal ramifications of the facts, thereby requiring a judge to decide the question of law presented.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


case stated
An action that is brought upon the agreement of the parties who submit a statement of undisputed facts to the court but who take adversary positions as to the legal ramifications of the facts, thereby requiring a judge to decide the question of law presented.

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