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noun legal

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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the obligation for a barrister which makes it impossible for him or her to be selective about clients

    Due to the cab-rank rule, he cannot refuse to represent me in court.

    Submitted by hannguyen from Viet Nam on 18/06/2015
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