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who should be named as the defendant in the original motion? There is no defendant "to a motion". There is(are) defendant(s) "to a complaint", the starting point of judicial proceedings which usually entail a number of motions, hearings, conferences, a trial, and so forth. The defendant to the complaint is only the corporation you intend ...


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If someone needs slightly more explanation, this (i.e. plaintiff choosing meaning of "the sting") has been the procedure for at least two decades in Australia, as explained in a 2002 article; furthermore such meaning may/does include inferences one could draw from the material: defining the sting lies in the hands of the plaintiff, the defendant ...


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Because they lost The procedure was espoused by Aesop in The Fox & the Grapes - don't listen to the loser when they complain that the game was rigged. Also, don't complain that "that's not how they do it in England" - how they play they game in other places is irrelevant. The plaintiff sets the terms of the case Defamation is rarely about out ...


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