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champerty meaning and definition

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Definition of champerty (noun)

  1. an unethical agreement between an attorney and client that the attorney would sue and pay the costs of the client's suit in return for a portion of the damages awarded
    • "soliciting personal injury cases may constitute champerty"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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