Motion in limine

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Motion in limine [r]: A procedure, prior to the start of a trial in a U.S. court, in which a party asks the judge to rule if a proposed piece of evidence would be unduly prejudicial to a fair trial, even if cautions were given to a jury; it is not a ruling on the truth of the evidence but on its appropriateness and admissibility as part of the truth-seeking process [e]

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