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Nuremberg defense

Nuremberg defense  n.— «“I was only following orders.” It’s perhaps the most infamous explanation offered by military members accused of crimes, invoked by defendants from Nazi Germany to Abu Ghraib. Now, the so-called Nuremberg...

soup-spitter

soup-spitter  n.— «He said Family Court officials are now differentiating between youths who committed what would be considered felonies in adult court and so-called “soup-spitters”—a term for defiant youths who make their parents or...

serial meeting

serial meeting  n.— «Briefly, “serial meeting” is the label used to describe the situation in which a government board will hold a series of meetings attended by less than a quorum of members to discuss a public issue in...

hang paper

hang paper  v. phr.— «U-Haul mechanics on occasion have falsified repair records, listing work they did not perform—a practice known as “hanging paper,” court records and interviews show. U-Haul says this is rare and never...

B-train

B-train  n.— «According to the police summary of facts, at 6.57pm on October 8 Harrison was driving a fully laden truck and two articulated trailers—commonly known as a B-train—and was travelling west on SH29, Tauriko, towards the Kaimai...

green hornet

green hornet  n.— «Like more than two dozen others crammed into the courtroom in a City of Ottawa building on Centrepointe that spring morning, Mr. Howard had come to fight a parking ticket. Every Wednesday, the court convenes to hear...

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