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Definition of the noun affirmance

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noun - plural: affirmances

  1. [uncountable] The act of affirming, affirmation
  2. [countable, legal] A decision upholding the decision of a lower court or agency

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Google previewCases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Mississippi (1844)

dicit, upon, at least, as high ground, an affirmance is a necessary consequence. ' Judgment qflirmed. Peters 0. Moss. JAMES P. AND THOMAS Parsas vs. JOHN. 330 HIGH COURT OF ERRORS AND ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Pleading and Practice (1902)

Under the Codes and Practice Acts, at Common Law, in Equity and in Criminal Cases

4, 3o1 Affirmance, 4, 3o6 Correction of judgment as ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Words and Phrases Used in Ancient and Modern Law (2000)

by Arthur English

AFFEERE AFFIRMANCE Affeere. Same as AFFEER. Affeerement. The assessment, liquidation, moderation, or mitigation of an amercement. Affeerers. Same as AFFEERORS. Affeerors. Persons chosen at court leet and baron, and sworn to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

" affirmance; affirmation. There is, unfortunately ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary (1892)

Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union, with References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier

AFFIRMANCE. The confirmation of a voidable act by the party acting, who is to be bound thereby. The term is in accuracy to be distinguished from ratification, which Is a recognition of the validity or binding force as against the party ratifying, ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

affirmance; affirmation. There is, unfortunately, some overlap of these terms. Yet a useful rule might be formulated: when an appellate court affirms a lower court's judgment, there is ...

Google previewThe Law-dictionary: Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State, of the English Law (1811)

Defining and Interpreting the Terms Or Words of Art; and Comprising Copious Information on the Subjects of Law, Trade, and Government by Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins

there are no more than two return- days in every term ; one is called the general affirmance day, being appointed by the judges, ...

Google previewThe Cyclopedic Law Dictionary (1922)

With an Exhaustive Collection of Legal Maxims by Walter A. Shumaker, George Foster Longsdorf

AFFIRMANCE AFFRI Especially used of confirmations of the judgments of an inferior by an appellate tribunal. To ratify or confirm a voidable act of the party. To make a solemn religious asseveration in the nature of an oath. See "Affirmation.

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law (1896)

by David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield

(See also AFFIRMANCE.)-Aflirm means to AFFIRMANCE. (See also AFFIRM. Compare REVERSAL; and see ENCYC. PL. AND PR., title _IUDGMENTS.) ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

made but an affirmance of the common law. t'tvt.] In an affirmative manner; on the positive lide ; not negatively. — The reason of man hath, no such restraint ; concludiug not only affirmatively but negatively; not only affirming, there is no ...

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Video shows what affirmance means. The act of affirming, affirmation. A decision upholding the decision of a lower court or agency. Affirmance Meaning. How to ...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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