bill of Particulars

Noun1.bill of Particulars - the particular events to be dealt with in a criminal trial; advises the defendant and the court of the facts the defendant will be required to meet

BILL OF PARTICULARS, practice. A detailed informal statement of a plaintiff is cause of action, or of the defendants's set-off.
     2. In all actions in which the plaintiff declares generally, without specifying his cause of action, a judge upon application will order him to give the defendant a bill of the particulars, and in the meantime stay, proceedings. 3 John. R. 248. And when the defendant gives notice or pleads a set-off, he will be required to give a bill of the particulars of his set- off, on failure of which he will be precluded from giving any evidence in support of it at the trial. The object in both cases is to prevent surprise and procure a fair trial. 1 Phil. Ev. 152; 3 Stark Ev. 1055. The bill of particulars is an account of the items of the demand, and states in what manner they arose. Mete. & Perk. Dig. h. t. For forms, see Lee's Dict. of Pr., Particulars of demand.

allegation, allegement, jurisprudence, law, pleading
Bill of debt
Bill of divorce
bill of entry
Bill of exception
Bill of exceptions
bill of exchange
bill of fare
bill of goods
Bill of gross adventure
bill of health
Bill of health; commercial law
bill of indictment
bill of lading
Bill of mortality
Bill of pains and penalties
Bill of parcels
-- bill of Particulars --
Bill of privilege
Bill of proof
bill of review
Bill of Rights
bill of sale
Bill of sight
Bill of store
Bill of suffrance
Bill penal
bill poster
Bill Russell
bill sticker
bill-me order
Billa vera
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