forum shopping

noun

forum shop·​ping
: the practice of choosing the court in which to bring an action from among those courts that could properly exercise jurisdiction based on a determination of which court is likely to provide the most favorable outcome

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“Forum shopping.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/forum%20shopping. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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