pre-trial hearing


Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • pre-trial review — England, Wales In complex litigation, the court may hold what is known as a pre trial review (PTR). It is a hearing and is usually fixed to take place up to ten weeks before the date listed for trial. The purpose of a PTR is to: • Check that the… …   Law dictionary

  • pre-trial order — An order embodying the terms and stipulations agreed upon at the pre trial conference or hearing. This order governs the conduct of the trial and binds the parties unless, for good cause shown, the trial judge modifies it. Fed.R.Civil P. 16 …   Black's law dictionary

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