argument of counsel


argument of counsel
The discussion by counsel for the respective parties of their contentions on the law and the facts of the case in hand in order to aid the jury in arriving at a correct and just conclusion. 53 Am J1st Trial § 452. See opening statement; summing up.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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