judgment by non sum informatus


judgment by non sum informatus
A judgment rendered when, instead of entering a plea or answer, the defendant's attorney says he is not informed of any answer to be given to the action. 30A Am J Rev ed Judgm § 119.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • judgment non sum informatus — Same as judgment by non sum informatus …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Non sum informatus — I am not informed,–a species of judgment by default which is given against a defendant when his attorney declares that he has no instruction to say anything in answer to the plaintiff, or in defense of his client. See 3 Bl Comm 397 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • informatus non sum — I am not informed,–a species of judgment by default which is given against a defendant when his attorney declares that he has no instruction to say anything in answer to the plaintiff, or in defense of his client. See 3 Bl Comm 397 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • judgment — A sense of knowledge sufficient to comprehend nature of transaction. Thomas v. Young, 57 App. D.C. 282, 22 F.2d 588, 590. An opinion or estimate. McClung Const. Co. v. Muncy, Tex.Civ.App., 65 S.W.2d 786, 790. The formation of an opinion or notion …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment — A sense of knowledge sufficient to comprehend nature of transaction. Thomas v. Young, 57 App. D.C. 282, 22 F.2d 588, 590. An opinion or estimate. McClung Const. Co. v. Muncy, Tex.Civ.App., 65 S.W.2d 786, 790. The formation of an opinion or notion …   Black's law dictionary


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