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in that case

Taking that into consideration; if that was, is, or will be what happens. A: "Tonya said she won't be able to make the meeting tomorrow." B: "Well, in that case, we'd better reschedule it for sometime early next week." A: "I'm afraid we've already exhausted the funds from our initial investment." B: "Yikes. OK, in that case, we'll need to see if we can find another investor."
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in ˈthat case

if that happens or has happened; if that is the situation: ‘I’ve made up my mind.’ ‘In that case, there’s no point discussing it.’
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Although the officers involved in Wilson were granted qualified immunity, the decision of the Court in that case makes the law in this area "clearly established" and, thus, the defense of qualified immunity will not be available to officers involved in similar conduct in the future.