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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250 that allows a defense attorney, who does not call witnesses or present evidence other than the defendant's testimony, to have the first and last say in closing arguments, with the prosecutor sandwiched in the middle.
This is a serious drug that is used to put people under in an anesthetic setting, like an operating room,'' Deputy District Attorney Vesna Maras told jurors in closing arguments Tuesday.
The event aimed at reducing reversible errors in criminal trials made in closing arguments.
The Manhattan federal court jury started deliberating Friday afternoon, after the prosecutor said in closing arguments that Quattrone purposely told colleagues to destroy files so he could protect his personal fortune from a federal investigation.
Whatever reason verboten words fall from the lips of both prosecutors and defense attorneys in closing arguments, they cause headaches for appellate judges.
NEW YORK - Ex-Tyco chief Dennis Kozlowski treated Tyco as his ``personal ATM'' and abused the trust of company directors, prosecutors said in closing arguments yesterday.
In his closing arguments, attorney Andrew Flier said his client, Rafael Gevorgyan, should, at most, be found guilty of assault with a deadly weapon rather than murder.