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Define That Term #274

DictionaryLast Thursday's term was long cause, which is defined as:

n. a lawsuit in which it is estimated that a trial will take more than one day. In many courts the so-called "short cause" cases will be scheduled more quickly than long cause cases, since "short cause" cases are easier to fit into busy court calendars. If a trial estimated as a "short cause" turns out to take longer than one day, the judge may declare a mistrial and force the parties to try the case over again from scratch at a later date as a "long cause."

Edward Wiest's guess, while humorous, was incorrect.

Today's term is:

floating easement.

As always, no dictionaries, please.

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Jim Rose

A floating easement is a right to go on property in New Orleans post-Katrina.

Jim Rose

A floating easement is a right to go on property in New Orleans post-Katrina.

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