oral argument
oral argument /'ōr-əl-/ n: oral presentation of a party's position and the reasoning behind it before an esp. appellate court

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

oral argument
n.
A verbal statement made by counsel before a court arguing in support of a position.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


oral argument
Presentation of a case before a court by spoken argument; usually with respect to a presentation of a case to an appellate court where a time limit might be set for oral argument.

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