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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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To respect the right of the Respondent, the investigation should not proceed until he or she has at least had an opportunity to contest the claims of the Petitioner, to secure the services of an advocate and nominate witnesses.
39 higher than that of respondents district wide, and this difference is not statistically significant (p =.
Rabies, bovine tuberculosis, and West Nile virus, all zoonotic diseases, were listed by >50% of the 79 respondents as 1 of the 6 diseases they felt were most important in Michigan.
Two respondents from industry pointed to the benefit of greater confidence in the safety (and lowered liability risk) of products.
Following the filing of a so-called "Affidavit of Proof" by Respondents and a response by Board Enforcement Counsel, the matter was referred to the Board for final decision.
Of all respondents, 59% said they would still visit a clinic for birth control if parental notification were legally required.
Respondents were those who completed the survey and returned it by the stated deadline.
Some respondents recommend that a fixed figure of 10 percent of the total PR budget is appropriate for measurement.
For example, if you had 300 respondents to 50 variables, but 200 respondents had missing data on one or more variables being analyzed, then data would be analyzed for only the 100 respondents having complete data.
Respondents had positive views of both the agency and the program: Twenty-three percent of the respondents had a very positive view of the LPD before attending the academy.
The percentage of the respondents who answered the factually based questions accurately varied widely according to the question posed.
GEORGE BUSH, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES INDICTMENT, COMPLAINT, AND PETITION FOR RELIEF FROM GENOCIDE IN BOTH HIS OFFICIAL AND PERSONAL CAPACITIES, AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, RESPONDENTS.