sidebar conference

Definition of "sidebar conference"
  1. A gathering involving the adjudicator, legal counsel, and occasionally the involved parties in a legal dispute, which is kept confidential from the jury
How to use "sidebar conference" in a sentence
  1. The judge called for a sidebar conference to discuss the new evidence privately with the attorneys.
  2. During the sidebar conference, the judge and lawyers discussed the appropriateness of the plaintiff's next witness.
  3. At the end of the day's proceedings, a sidebar conference was held to determine the schedule for the following day.

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