post litem motam

After the commencement of the action, suit, or litigation.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • post litem motam — /powst laytam mowtam/ After suit moved or commenced. Depositions in relation to the subject of a suit, made after litigation had commenced, were formerly sometimes so termed …   Black's law dictionary

  • lis mota — /lis mowts/ A controversy moved or begun. By this term is meant a dispute which has arisen upon a point or question which afterwards forms the issue upon which legal proceedings are instituted. After such controversy has arisen (post litem motam) …   Black's law dictionary

  • JESUITAE — Ordo Relgiosorum in Eccl Rom. ab Ignatio Loiola fundatus, circa A. C. 1534. confirmatus a Paulo III: A. C. 1540. Novo atque ut pleris que visum est, superbo nomine appellati sunt, inquit Thuan. Hist. Tom. 1. l. 15. Hi ex tenuibus initiis otti,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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