Slang for a lawyer or client suffering discrimination by a judge who favors locals over out-of-towners. Also referred to as a "home advantage," "home field advantage," or "home court advantage."Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
adv.legalese for a lawyer or client suffering discrimination by a local judge who seems to favor local parties and/or attorneys over those from out of town.
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.
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