Definition of sidebar
First Known Use of sidebar
Legal Definition of sidebar
: sidebar conference <had failed to request a sidebar before injecting the collateral offense into the trial — Dockery v. State, 659 So. 2d 219 (1994)>; also : the place near or before the bench where a sidebar conference takes place <the judge informed both attorneys…that they…could stand at sidebar while questions were posed — Commonwealth v. Urena, 632 N.E.2d 1200 (1994)> — compare bench, stand
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