- third–party standing
third–party standing n: standing sometimes granted to a party claiming to protect the rights or interests of a third party compare batson challenge◇ Third-party standing is granted esp. when a statute is challenged as unconstitutionally overbroad or when a party (such as a criminal defendant) challenges the exclusion of a juror who is being denied equal protection by being excluded esp. because of race or gender.
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
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