Fact Pleading

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Systems of Pleading - Fact Pleading
... legal tradition from the Spanish and French (as opposed to English common law), employs a system of fact pleading wherein it is only necessary to plead ... Other states are also fact-pleading jurisdictions ... a legally recognized cause of action and it must plead facts which bring the particular case within that cause of action." ...

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