meet the case

meet the case

To face and engage with a legal case in a court of law. The judged thanked all sides for meeting the case fairly and rationally. The defendant's lawyer pleaded with the judge to give him a reduced sentence, highlighting that he had accepted responsibility and met the case properly from the very beginning.
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meet the case

be adequate.
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References in classic literature ?
Some said this, and some said that; but at last a young mouse got up and said he had a proposal to make, which he thought would meet the case.
If, on the other hand, he stood in urgent need of realising a large sum by a given time, then Lady Verinder's Will would exactly meet the case, and would preserve her daughter from falling into a scoundrel's hands.
Any one of the larger carnivorous dinosaurs would meet the case.
It will take you some twelve or fifteen minutes to drive to your bank in a growler, so if you are here with one at a quarter to ten to-morrow morning, that will exactly meet the case.
After eliminating patients who did not meet the case definition based on medical record review, 13 of 18 patients who met the case definition were contacted for interview; among these, four reported floodwater exposure and submitted blood and urine specimens.
Of 102 BCBST-insured persons selected for review whose conditions did not meet the case definition, 22 were subsequently ruled out by laboratory testing after the visit in which the diagnosis was coded.
The boat should be able to approach wrecked / bezeichnungspflichige ships in order to meet the case of incidents and accidents despite withdrawal or threatened withdrawal of charge police action may include, but are themselves a source of ignition.
Check where the charging pins on the device meet the case to indicate where the wires should be placed
He replied: "The views expressed by Herr Schulz meet the case - he is an undemocratic fascist.
European Parliament president Jerzy Buzek, chairing the debate, eventually asked Mr Bloom to apologise and the Ukip member for Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire stood up and replied: "The views expressed by Herr Schulz meet the case - he is an undemocratic fascist.
Of seven possible cases of neurologic complications, three were excluded either because they were found to have alternative etiologies or they didn't meet the case definition.
How adequately the new laws will meet the case remains to be seen; I should only want to suggest the relative power and political access of a group or person laying charges under this legislation might well be a factor in determining what is rightly actionable.
Twenty-nine percent of metoclopramide users meet the case definition of tardive dyskinesia.
Persons whose reported illness failed to meet the case definition were excluded from analysis.
A test matrix was developed to evaluate the blends required to meet the case study objectives.