The most recent term was per curiam, which is defined as:
adj. Latin for "by the court," defining a decision of an appeals court as a whole in which no judge is identified as the specific author.
Edward Wiest got it right!
Today's term is:
As always, no dictionaries, please.
--Nicole Black is a New York DWI defense lawyer and is of counsel to Fiandach & Fiandach, one of the largest and most experienced DWI defense firms in New York State. She also co-authors the Thomson-West book Criminal Law in New York and writes a weekly column, "Legal Currents", for The Daily Record.