Plaintiff or plaintiff?

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Plaintiff or plaintiff?

Postby JuliC » Thu Jul 21, 2005 7:43 pm

I hope someone more knowledgable will assist me with an answer to this question: When writing about a court case and referring to a particular plaintiff and defendant, should I capitalize "plaintiff" and "defendant"? I'm leaning toward capitalization, but would like to be sure. Thank you!

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Postby Brazilian dude » Thu Jul 21, 2005 9:55 pm

I don't think capitalization is necessary. The definite article should suffice.

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