Glossary of Car Accidents Law
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Record: 1. To preserve in
writing, print or by film, tape, etc. 2. History or a case. 3. The word-for-word
written or tape recorded account of all proceedings of a trial.
Rebuttal: The introduction of
contradicting or opposing evidence showing that what witnesses said occurred is
not true, the stage of a trial at which such evidence may be introduced.
Redirect examination: Follows
cross examination and is carried out by the party who, first examined the
Remand: To send back. A
disposition by an appellate court that results in sending the case back to the
original court from which it came for further proceedings.
Reply: Pleading by the
plaintiff in response to the defendant's written answer.
Respondent: Party against
whom an appeal is brought in an appellate court. the prevailing party in the
trial court case.
Restitution: Act of giving
the equivalent for any loss, damage of injury.
Rests the case: When a party
concludes his presentation or evidence.
Reversal: Setting aside,
annulling, vacating or changing to the contrary the decision of a lower court or