- litigation friend,
Origin of litigation
Examples from the Web for litigation
She and her family have been in litigation with NYU over the Acton estate since his death.In Tussle Over Will, Mistress’s Family Takes a Bite Out of NYU|Anthony Haden-Guest|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the costs of litigation amount to chump change for guys who count their net worth in nine and 10 figures.Remember the $182 Billion AIG Bailout? It Just Wasn’t Generous Enough|Daniel Gross|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the administration refuses, he will prepare for litigation.Why Did America’s Only Pot Researcher Suddenly Get Fired?|Abby Haglage|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The relationship between the partners soured and devolved into ugly squabbling and litigation.New Jersey Political Boss Loses Control Of Newspaper|Olivia Nuzzi|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But under the terms of the NBA constitution, he has no chance to succeed in litigation over punishment.The NBA’s War With Donald Sterling Is Just Getting Started|Robert Silverman|April 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Several times he lost in the litigation, the last time in 1715.History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I|Myers Gustavus
Mr. Terry sued him and the case was in litigation for several years.
But pending such amendment the present condition of this litigation should be relieved.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|Grover Cleveland
It was only when cause for litigation arose between a Buddhist and a Mussulman that the amban interfered.The Life of Yakoob Beg|Demetrius Boulger
If he is half a man he will do what is right without any litigation.Captain Pott's Minister|Francis L. Cooper
1560s, "disputation," from Late Latin litigationem (nominative litigatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin litigare "to dispute, quarrel, strive," from phrase litem agere, from litem (nominative lis) "lawsuit, dispute, quarrel, strife" + agere "to drive, conduct" (see act). Meaning "act of carrying on a lawsuit" is from 1640s.