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    • the case now before the court
      In the instant case, the question is whether the defendant owed a duty of care to the plaintiff. Play
    Phrase Bank

    • It is important to distinguish the instant case from previous cases.
    • This question is relevant to the instant case.
    • The issue in the instant case is whether or not dangerous dogs should be banned (=not allowed).
    Additional Notes

    • The phrases case at bar and case at bench are synonymous with instant case. These are all legalisms which can be replaced by the simpler this case.
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