Class representative


Class representative

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  • class action — n: an action in which a representative plaintiff sues or a representative defendant is sued on behalf of a class of plaintiffs or defendants who have the same interests in the litigation as their representative and whose rights or liabilities can …   Law dictionary

  • representative action — class or representative action A class action provides a means by which, where a large group of persons are interested in a matter, one or more may sue or be sued as representatives of the class without needing to join every member of the class.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • class or representative action — A class action provides a means by which, where a large group of persons are interested in a matter, one or more may sue or be sued as representatives of the class without needing to join every member of the class. This procedure is available in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • representative action — class or representative action A class action provides a means by which, where a large group of persons are interested in a matter, one or more may sue or be sued as representatives of the class without needing to join every member of the class.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • class or representative action — A class action provides a means by which, where a large group of persons are interested in a matter, one or more may sue or be sued as representatives of the class without needing to join every member of the class. This procedure is available in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • class action — class or representative action A class action provides a means by which, where a large group of persons are interested in a matter, one or more may sue or be sued as representatives of the class without needing to join every member of the class.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • class action — class or representative action A class action provides a means by which, where a large group of persons are interested in a matter, one or more may sue or be sued as representatives of the class without needing to join every member of the class.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • representative — rep·re·sen·ta·tive 1 adj 1: serving to represent 2 a: standing or acting for another esp. through delegated authority an agent acting in a representative capacity b: of, based on, or constituting a government in which the people are represented… …   Law dictionary

  • class action — /klas ak sheuhn, klahs /, adj. a legal proceeding in which persons representing interests common to a large group participate as representatives of the group or class. [1950 55] * * * In law, an action in which a representative plaintiff sues or… …   Universalium

  • representative action — A legal action in which one or a few members of a class sue on behalf of themselves and other members of the same class; a lawsuit brought by the stockholders of a corporation, on its behalf, for the enforcement of a corporate right. Dictionary… …   Law dictionary


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