closing arguments

closing arguments

noun closing, closing stateeents at trial, summation at trial, summing up a case Generally: recapitulation, reiteration, renumeration, review
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Hajj asked for closing arguments to be delayed until Thursday.
During closing arguments, the assistant prosecutor repeatedly referenced Jesus Christ.
The closing arguments lasted into the early afternoon, after which Judge Daniel Wrenn was scheduled to go over his lengthy instructions to the jury, which he had hashed out with the lawyers earlier in the day.
respectively, approached the judges' bench to present their closing arguments, presiding judge Fahd Al Shamsi asked them not to.
The court decided that the appeals of the lawyers representing the House of Representatives, as well as the closing arguments, be made in writing.
By the time a case reaches closing arguments, jurors want it to be over.
Defence lawyers - who say they have evidence about the real killer - have filed an appeal, accusing the prosecution of misconduct in its closing arguments.
Argument Slides demonstrates how to create electronic displays for cross examination and closing arguments using PowerPoint 2002.
But Lay's lawyer, in closing arguments Tuesday at Lay's bank fraud trial, insisted he had no intention to defraud or mislead bankers eager to get his business and wasn't aware of the regulations because he was more focused on the big picture of running Enron and not closely managing his own personal finances.
Frost discussed the strategies to be used in closing arguments, including brief statements of legal problems that counsel may face in closing so that he or she may either avoid improper comments on his or her own or be aware of the extent to which his opponent may argue.
Summary: A court in Burma has heard the closing arguments for the defence in the trial of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Seeking to bolster her claim that Caro was being framed by her estranged husband, attorney Jean Farley said in closing arguments that evidence points to Dr.