reply brief

A brief filed by the appellant in response to the points made by the respondent, it being improper to raise new points or assignments in such a brief. 5 Am J2d A & E § 689.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • International Reply Coupon — Muster IAS aus Italien neuer IAS, aus der Schweiz Ein Internationaler Antwortschein (IAS) (CRI, französisch: Coupon réponse international) (IRC, engl: International Reply Coupon) ist ein Kupon, der in Länd …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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