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Assist judges with research and drafting of opinions.
A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
A person who practices or studies law; an attorney or a counselor.
Meets the informational needs of the judges and lawyers.
A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.