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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.
References in classic literature ?
The Duke, with his hands behind his back, was pacing restlessly up and down the apartment.
Halfway across the chamber and one of the mighty beasts directly before me moved restlessly at the very instant that my foot was poised above his head, over which I must step.
Again the boy stirred restlessly. He even almost got to his feet.
She saw Edgar Caswall walking restlessly to and fro in the room, with his hands clasped behind his back.
"I don't know what to say!" answered the girl restlessly. "It is for you to decide.
Afterwards he took a taxi and called at his rooms, walked restlessly up and down while Jarvis threw a few clothes into a bag, changed his own apparel for a rough tweed suit, and drove to Paddington.
But remembering the muzzle, she shook it and again began restlessly stamping one after the other her shapely legs.
'You don't think,' he turned restlessly in his bed as he spoke,
To my surprise I found him alone; restlessly pacing his room, and a little irritated at being left by himself.
We found Miss Verinder, pale and agitated, restlessly pacing her sitting-room from end to end.
Instantly the lions with them set up a hideous response, moving restlessly to and fro with their eyes always either turned in the direction from which the roar had come or toward their masters, against whom the tawny beasts slunk.
I never had so much trouble with a job before." Alexander moved about restlessly and fell to poking the fire.