third-party standing

Definition of "third-party standing"
  1. A legal status occasionally awarded to an individual or entity who champions the rights or concerns of another party not directly involved in the case
How to use "third-party standing" in a sentence
  1. The local advocate was granted third-party standing to safeguard the interests of the homeless community in the city.
  2. Given his thorough understanding of environmental regulations, the ecology professor was granted third-party standing in the land development case.
  3. When the parents were unable to appear in court, their child's teacher received third-party standing to ensure the child's rights were protected.

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