Continuing or interrupting/ US- und GB-Rechtsenglisch

I suppose that like the verb table, continue has diametrically opposed meanings in AmE and BE.

Here’s an original Unopposed Motion to Continue Trial due to Conflict with the LSU Tiger’s [sic] National Championship Game.

It was successful, what’s more, and so were the Tigers. Maybe the latter is not so surprising, given that, according to a footnote, the Ohio team are also known as the Slowhios.

(Via Legal Juice)

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