Definition of "sidebar"
  1. A confidential discussion between the judge and attorneys, away from the jury's and spectators' hearing, usually at the judge's bench
How to use "sidebar" in a sentence
  1. The judge called for a sidebar to discuss admissibility of evidence.
  2. During the trial, the defense attorney requested a sidebar to confer with the judge.
  3. The prosecutor approached the bench for a sidebar with the judge about a potential witness.

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