Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of lis alibi pendens in English:
A lawsuit pending elsewhere.
- But another objection is lis alibi pendens, a suit pending before the proper tribunal in Prussia, and that by this tribunal, a decree has actually been pronounced in favour of the Plaintiff, giving him what he seeks…
- English law was not free to circumvent the lis alibi pendens provisions of the Brussels Convention by other procedural routes.
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