speaking demurrer

Definition of "speaking demurrer"
  1. An invalid attempt to bring new evidence during a demurrer hearing, a situation where facts in the challenged plea are assumed correct and no outside evidence is permitted
How to use "speaking demurrer" in a sentence
  1. The attorney's speaking demurrer was denied as outside evidence was not allowed during the demurrer hearing.
  2. A speaking demurrer is not permissible, making the defendant's attempt to introduce new proof out of context.
  3. The court swiftly rebuffed the counsel's speaking demurrer, upholding the rule that facts provided in the challenged plea are assumed to be true at this stage.

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