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foot fault  n.— «This argument rests on a procedural foot fault that our circuit has held should not defeat jurisdiction where the district court asserts its jurisdiction by directing proceedings even in the absence of a formal grant of...

foot fault

foot fault  n.— «But if the jury finds against Forstmann, a cascade of copycat litigation and reform proposals could erupt. “We will all examine every inch of what occurred and find out if there was a foot fault that was justifiable...

foot fault

foot fault  n.— «Telstra suffered a judicial humiliation when it was constrained from making false and misleading statements about charges for its services and in what might be regarded as another foot fault, it was forced to give refunds...

foot fault

foot fault  n.— «TEI is highly concerned that even the slightest misstep—a mere foot fault—by a corporate employee could lead to Draconian personal penalties.» —“Misrepresentation of a tax matter by a third party” by John M...

foot fault

foot fault n. in jurisprudence, a minor criminal or procedural violation; a legal misstep. Etymological Note: This is a direct borrowing from net-based sports, such as tennis, badminton, and volleyball, where a foot fault is the placement of a foot...

foot fault

foot fault  n.— «[Antonin] Scalia, the only justice on Favish’s side today, puts it bluntly to him: “We have relatives here who will be very much harmed. You’ve demonstrated some foot faults, the investigators made mistakes. Who...