Without Prejudice


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Without Prejudice

A legal term indicating that an act should not be taken as a precedent. For example, if a criminal charge is dismissed without prejudice, the prosecutor may refile the same charge at a later date. Statements made without prejudice may be altered later and ordinarily may not be used as evidence in a court.
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Plant and Devine (1998) developed the Internal and External Motivation to Respond without Prejudice toward African Americans Scale (IMS/EMS).
Jillian Dickerson, 38, of Brighton, charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (glass bottle), dismissed without prejudice.
All information (whether oral, in writing or otherwise) arising out of, or in connection with, at the Mediation will be without prejudice, privileged and not admissible as evidence or disclosable in any current or subsequent litigation or other proceedings whatsoever.
Then the law changed, and companies discovered that without prejudice privilege did not cover comments that breached employment law, including anti-discrimination legislation.
He said the Supreme Court request was based on a difference between the state and federal rules, where the latter does allow for a dismissal without prejudice.
I am proud to be a rational being, without prejudice and open to compromise.
Dr Barbara Comiskey, Sunderland Council's director of education, said: "Mr Machin has been suspended without prejudice pending an investigation.
Even though these are made without prejudice, the reputation of our members is still impugned.
Council leader Mike Storey believes the moves show that Liverpool is a city without prejudice.
Thus tenant's motion for legal fees was denied without prejudice to renewal in a subsequent proceeding.
District Court for the Northern District of California has denied without prejudice Elan Microelectronics Corp.
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