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Definition 1: an unethical agreement between an attorney and client that the attorney would sue and pay the costs of the client's suit in return for a portion of the damages awarded - [noun denoting act]

Samples where champerty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • soliciting personal injury cases may constitute champerty

(champerty is a kind of ...) activity that transgresses moral or civil law

"he denied any wrongdoing"

(champerty belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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