inconvenient forum

noun

in·​con·​ve·​nient forum
ˌin-kən-ˈvē-nyənt-
: an inappropriate or oppressive forum (as one in a distant jurisdiction) for a legal action
especially : one to which the doctrine of forum non conveniens is applicable

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“Inconvenient forum.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/inconvenient%20forum. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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