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As a lawyer, would you rather be hailed into court, or haled into it? Perhaps you will be hailed as your client is hauled away. Or maybe you yourself will be hauled down the court’s hallowed halls.

When I first got to law school, I wasn’t sure if a party was haled into court, or hailed, or hauled. And I’m fairly certain many of my peers didn’t know either. There was a glimmer of uncertainty in their eyes as they hesitated—for just a fraction of a second—before uttering the phrase.

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Juliette Gillespie

Juliette Gillespie is Law Editor at the New Jersey Law Journal. She is responsible for contributed content and special sections. Contact her at [email protected] On Twitter: @JGillespieNJLJ.

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