shortening time

Definition of "shortening time"
  1. A court order that allows a legal matter to be scheduled sooner than usual, generally used when an issue must be quickly addressed by the judge
How to use "shortening time" in a sentence
  1. Due to the urgency of the situation, the court issued an order of shortening time.
  2. The attorney requested shortening time to promptly address unresolved pretrial matters.
  3. With the trial commencing next week, shortening time was necessary to resolve the dispute.

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