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Respondent

A person or organization required to answer a legal proceeding. For example, if a company is sued, the company is called the respondent because it must respond to the charges or risk a summary judgment. See also: Petitioner.
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Key Highlights An analysis of revenue growth expectations by senior level respondents reveals that 55% are 'more optimistic' about their company's revenue growth in 2013.
Many Respondents are not even aware of this "procedural norm," but the consequences of its being withheld result in a rubber stamp approval for the Petitioner spouse.
Differences between the perceptions of the Literacy Committee and the perceptions of district-wide respondents are not evident for survey other questions, however.
Respondents evaluated the availability of a published list of reportable diseases (68 [89%] of 76) and the availability and quality of laboratory testing and disease confirmation (57 [75%] of 76) as Strongly Like/Like (Scale = Strongly Dislike, Dislike, No Opinion, Like, Strongly Like).
Several respondents pointed out other challenges of the current system.
The Board therefore orders that the attached Order of Prohibition issue against Respondent Carl Thomas, and that the attached Cease-and-Desist Order be issued against all Respondents.
Most respondents (73%) were aged 16 or 17; 56% were white, 23% were black, 15% were Hispanic, and 7% reported other races and ethnicities.
Respondents in the corrugated sector reported the highest median income for 2002--$115,000, which is $9250 over the overall median income shown in Fig.
For example, if poorly educated respondents (education = X) have trouble answering a question about drug attitude (Y), then data are missing at random since it is the trouble answering the question and not the drug attitude per se that is accounting for the missing data.
CPA participation increased knowledge of crime, safety, and community policing in Lansing: Respondents reported an increased awareness of crime and safety issues (increased awareness reported by 87 percent), police activities (increased awareness reported by 91 percent), and police-initiated problem-solving efforts (increased awareness reported by 87 percent) as a result of attending the CPA.
All of the respondents were undergraduate students seeking teacher certification at a mid-sized state university in a mid-atlantic state; the total number of teacher education majors at the university was approximately 1,450.
This Indictment, Complaint and Petition accuses the Respondents (1) of committing the international crime of genocide against The 4.