special pleading

Noun1.special pleading - an argument that ignores all unfavorable evidence
2.special pleading - (law) a pleading that alleges new facts in avoidance of the opposing allegations

SPECIAL PLEADING. The allegation of special or new matter, as distinguished from a direct denial of matter previously alleged on the opposite side. Gould on Pl. c. 1, s. 18; Co. Litt. 282; 3 Wheat. R. 246 Com. Dig. Pleader, E 15.

specious argument
Special imparlance
Special injuction
Special injunction
special interest
Special Interest Group
Special issue
special jury
special K
Special non est factum
Special occupant
Special Olympics
Special orders
Special partner
Special partnership
Special plea in bar
Special pleader
-- special pleading --
Special property
special relativity
special relativity theory
Special request
Special rule
special session
Special statute
special theory of relativity
Special traverse
Special trust
special verdict
Special Weapons and Tactics squad
Special Weapons and Tactics team
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy