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Inconvenient Forum

inconvenient forum n

: an inappropriate or oppressive forum (as one in a distant jurisdiction) for a legal action
: one to which the doctrine of forum non conveniens is applicable

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.