defense bar

noun

Legal Definition of defense bar

: the segment of the bar in a given area that consists of lawyers who primarily represent defendants the New York criminal defense bar

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“Defense bar.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/defense%20bar. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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