points and authorities
The legal and factual basis for an argument in a lawsuit. A party who wants the judge to rule a particular way on a motion often must submit a memorandum of points and authorities, in which the party argues that the facts, statutes, and relevant precedents support that party's position.
Category: Criminal Law
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

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