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What do you call a defense that is weak, not pertinent to the

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What do you call a defense that is weak, not pertinent to the case at hand, and holds no
weight in the argument?
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Typically, a defense that is not pertinent and holds no weight would be an irrelevant or inapplicable defense. A person could also say that the defense is invalid in a given case. If a defense is weak but theoretically valid, then a party would try to come up with reasons that it doesn't apply or shouldn't be applied (other than just being weak).

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