res adjudicata
res ad·ju·di·ca·ta /'rēz-ə-ˌjü-di-'kä-tə, 'rās-äd-ˌyü-/ n [Late Latin]: res judicata

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

res adjudicata
Category: Representing Yourself in Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


res adjudicata
Once settled by a judicial decision the party may not sue again on the same matter.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

res adjudicata
n.
   a thing (legal matter) already determined by a court, from Latin for "the thing has been judged." More properly res judicata.
   See also: res judicata

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • res adjudicata — [əd jo͞o di kät′ə] n. Law now rare var. of RES JUDICATA …   English World dictionary

  • res adjudicata — res ad•ju•di•ca•ta [[t]ˈriz əˌdʒu dɪˈkeɪ tə, ˈreɪs[/t]] n. law res judicata • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • res adjudicata — res judicata, issue already determined in court, issue that cannot be raised again …   English contemporary dictionary

  • res adjudicata — noun a matter already settled in court; cannot be raised again • Syn: ↑res judicata • Hypernyms: ↑topic, ↑subject, ↑issue, ↑matter * * * ˈrāˌsädˌyüdəˈkäd.ə, ˌrēzəˌjüdəˈkād.ə noun Et …   Useful english dictionary

  • res adjudicata — noun Etymology: Late Latin Date: 1849 res judicata …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • res adjudicata — /reez euh jooh di kay teuh, rays /, Law. See res judicata. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • res judicata — res ju·di·ca·ta / rēz ˌjü di kä tə, rās ˌyü / n [Latin, judged matter] 1: a thing, matter, or determination that is adjudged or final: as a: a claim, issue, or cause of action that is settled by a judgment conclusive as to the rights, questions,… …   Law dictionary

  • res ju|di|ca|ta — «reez JOO duh KAY tuh», Latin. res adjudicata …   Useful english dictionary

  • res — /riyz/ The subject matter of a trust or will. In the civil law, a thing; an object. As a term of the law, this word has a very wide and extensive signification, including not only things which are objects of property, but also such as are not… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Res accrescit domino — The thing goes to increase the principal thing. That is, anything annexed or added to a principal thing becomes a part of it. See argument of counsel in Banks v Ogden (US) 2 Wall 57, 17 L Ed 818. res adjudicata. Same as res judicata …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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