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- The person defending a suit.
US District Court - Northern District of NY - Cite This Source - This Definition
- In a civil case, the person or organization against whom the plaintiff brings suit; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
Administrative Office of the United States Courts - Cite This Source - This Definition
- Appearance, Attorney of record, Court costs, dismissal, intervention, Request for production of documents, Third party complaint, Without prejudice