To address a court as a lawyer or an advocate.
Rather, they must obtain representation from the Department of Justice, and the Department’s refusal to advocate or defend a particular agency policy may mean that the agency’s decision has no practical effect.
Freud came under severe criticism for his advocacy of the drug and defended himself by claiming(inaccurately)that he had never advised its use in subcutaneous injections.
Advocacy of causes in court.
Advocates of the common law assert that civil law makes possibly futile attempts to predict and control the course of developments.