What is posturing in legal terms?

What is posturing in legal terms?

When I first started to practice law some years ago I heard the expression and then, observed the act of “posturing” – as referred to lawyers who became positional during negotiations or court proceedings. These came together, it seemed, in an adversarial effort to ‘win’ and assert a position about a legal dispute.

What does it mean when you say someone is posturing?

You can say that someone is posturing when you disapprove of their behavior because you think they are trying to give a particular impression in order to deceive people. [formal, disapproval] She says the president may just be posturing.

What does posturing mean in business?

Strategic posture is an approach company leaders take in applying a business’ strengths to the current and long-term needs of the marketplace. By recognizing the nature of a strategic posture, you can lead your company more effectively.

What is a trial posture?

The procedural posture is a summary of how the case arrived in the court. This section should describe what procedural steps led to the particular issue (in a trial court) or what happened in the court below (in an appellate court).

What is abnormal body posturing?

Abnormal posturing refers to rigid body movements and chronic abnormal positions of the body. This symptom isn’t the same thing as showing poor posture or slumping over. Rather, it’s a tendency to hold a particular body position or move one or more parts of the body in an abnormal way.

How do I stop posturing?

Don’t Slump at Your Desk But it’s a posture no-no. Try this instead: Sit all the way back in your chair. Place a small, rolled-up towel or lumbar cushion behind your mid-back to protect your spine’s natural curve. Bend your knees at a right angle and keep them the same height, or a bit higher, than your hips.

What does Decorticate posturing mean?

Decorticate posture is an abnormal posturing in which a person is stiff with bent arms, clenched fists, and legs held out straight. The arms are bent in toward the body and the wrists and fingers are bent and held on the chest. This type of posturing is a sign of severe damage in the brain.

What is posturing before death?

Often before death, people will lapse into a coma. A coma is a deep state of unconsciousness in which a person cannot be aroused. Persons in a coma may still hear what is said even when they no longer respond. They may also feel something that could cause pain, but not respond outwardly.

What does Decerebrate posturing mean?

Decerebrate posture is an abnormal body posture that involves the arms and legs being held straight out, the toes being pointed downward, and the head and neck being arched backward.