- litigation friend,
Origin of litigant
Examples from the Web for litigant
Judges are not required to step aside in cases in which they own bonds in one of the parties or receive royalties from a litigant.Law-Breaking Judges Took Cases That Could Make Them Even Richer|Reity O’Brien, Kytja Weir, Chris Young, Center for Public Integrity|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are no regular advocates; any litigant may state his own case, or have any one else do it for him.Fetichism in West Africa|Robert Hamill Nassau
It will easily be perceived that law in this way will be made cheaper to the litigant.North America, Volume II (of 2)|Anthony Trollope
The litigant chooses his writ, his action, and must stand or fall by his choice.
Any litigant so ill-advised as to call him Monsieur Cruchot would soon be made to feel his folly in court.Eugenie Grandet|Honore de Balzac
The worst cause cannot be so prejudicial to the litigant, as his advocate's or attorney's ignorance or neglect of these forms.
1630s (adj.); 1650s (n.), from French litigant, from Latin litigantem (nominative litigans), present participle of litigare (see litigation).