Legal Definition of closing argument
— called also closing statement, final argument, summation, summing-up
Note: Rule 29.1 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure requires the prosecution to open the closing argument after the closing of the evidence. The defense replies, and the prosecution may offer a rebuttal.
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