The matters of fact or conditions involved in a suit, as distinguished from the questions of law; a suit or action at law; a cause.
A proceeding, act, suit, or controversy at law.
a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord"
A suit or action in law and the evidence supporting a conclusion or judgment. (Webster's)
As in "case ", "case ", etc. Slang used to refer to the fourth card of a particular suit when the first three have already been seen. E.g., "I got a 29 hand by cutting the case to 5-5-5-J" or "He had the case in his hand end ended up quadrupling me".
Lawsuit, suit, or action being resolved through the court system.
An action or controversy contested in a court of law.
Any proceeding action, cause, suit, lawsuit or controversy initiated through the court system by filing a complaint, petition or indictment.
Any proceeding, action, cause, lawsuit or controversy initiated through the court system by filing a complaint, petition, indictment or information.
a civil or criminal proceeding or controversy. The term "case" is sometimes also used to refer to a court's written opinion in a case.