Oral presentation, during a trial, of one of the parties (e.g. the plaintiff or the defendant) to convince the court of the merits of its conclusions. Oral arguments are usually made by the lawyer after the hearing. Its purpose is to present to the court a summary of the legal claims of each of the parties, by applying the law to the facts submitted as evidence at the hearing.
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW! The oral arguments can be supported by a document often called plan of argumentation.