Friday's term was posse comitatus, which is defined as:
(pahs-see coh-mitt-tah-tus) n. from Latin for "possible force," the power of the sheriff to call upon any able- bodied adult men (and presumably women) in the county to assist him in apprehending a criminal. The assembled group is called a posse for short.
There were no guesses this time around.
Today's term is:
Like many litigators, I've bantered this about, and thought I knew what it meant. I was using it correctly, but am somewhat surprised by the actual definition.
Any guesses? And remember, no dictionaries.