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defense bar n
: the segment of the bar in a given area that consists of lawyers who primarily represent defendants [the New York criminal defense bar]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.