permissive intervention

Definition of "permissive intervention"
  1. This is a concept in federal civil procedure where a specific law grants an opportunity to join a proceeding under certain conditions, or where the claim of the individual wishing to intervene shares a common legal or factual matter with the ongoing proceeding
How to use "permissive intervention" in a sentence
  1. In a public interest lawsuit, a conservation organization sought permissive intervention to present new arguments.
  2. To bring new evidence to light, an interested third party sought permissive intervention in a corporate dispute.
  3. The town council filed for permissive intervention in a lawsuit involving a disputed local land use.

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