- 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. Merriam-Webster. 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. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 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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