Gag Order Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Gag Order, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Gag Order?

(n) Gag Order is the order issued by a judge prohibiting the attorney and parties involved in a legal procedure not to disclose or discuss the matter involved in the case to the public, when the judge is of the opinion that such an action may prejudice or influence the outcome the trial.