test casetest case
- a case that, after its determination, is likely to be used as a precedent
- ⌂ a case entered into with the intention of testing the constitutionality of a particular law
- A lawsuit brought in part for the purpose of obtaining a judicial decision on an unclear point of law, especially involving the constitutionality of a statute.
- An action that establishes a precedent for such a lawsuit.
(plural test cases)