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Rest

To cease motion, exertion, or labor.

In a lawsuit, a party is said to "rest," or "rest her case," when that party indicates that she has produced all the evidence that she intends to offer at that stage and submits the case either finally, or subject to the right to offer rebutting evidence after her opponent has introduced her evidence.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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I remember my own dear mother, God rest her soul, fondly recalling the two ribboned badges she and her classmates received in Sunday School more than a half-century before, and which they had proudly worn--one of Jesus and one of Lincoln.
I think it's a slap in the face 4 Diana who we all loved God rest her soul. She will never be a patch on Diana.
May God rest her soul in Paradise, and grant the Al Sabah family patience and solace to bear their loss."