forum shopping

Definition of "forum shopping"
  1. The strategic selection of a court among several possibilities where a case could be heard, based on which one might give the most favorable outcome
How to use "forum shopping" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer's involvement in forum shopping drew criticism from opposing counsel.
  2. To increase their chances of winning, the plaintiffs were accused of forum shopping.
  3. Considerations like local laws and the judge's reputation can influence forum shopping.

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