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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 previewThe Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary (2015)

Quick Reference by Stephen Michael Sheppard

AFFIRMANCE OF OBLIGATION (AFFIRM THE CONTRACT) Ratification of a voidable contract or obligation. AFFIRMANT A person who makes affirmation instead of an oath. See also: AFFIRMATION, AFFIRMATION AS ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

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

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 previewBouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia (1914)

by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle

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 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 previewThe Cyclopedic Law Dictionary (1922)

Comprising the Terms and Phrases of American Jurisprudence, Including Ancient and Modern Common Law, International Law, and Numerous Select Titles from the Civil Law ... : with an Exhaustive Collection of Legal Maxims by Walter A. Shumaker, George Foster Longsdorf, James Christopher Cahill

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 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 previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law (1896)

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

AFFIRMANCE.)—. Affirm. means. to. ratify. or. confirm. and. not. to. destroy.2. AFFIRMANCE. (See. also. Affirm. Compare. Reversal. ;. and. see. Encyc. Pl.

Google previewThe cyclopedic dictionary of law (1901)

by Walter A. Shumaker, George Foster Longsdorf

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Oregon (1999)

by Nancy Capace

Jury trial; re-examination of issues by appellate court; record on appeal to Supreme Court; affirmance notwithstanding error; determination of case by Supreme Court. In actions at law, where the value in controversy shall exceed $200, the right ...

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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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