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Definition of the noun affirmance
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noun - plural: affirmances
- [uncountable] The act of affirming, affirmation
- coordinate terms: reversal
- [countable, legal] A decision upholding the decision of a lower court or agency
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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 ...
by Bryan A. Garner
" affirmance; affirmation. There is, unfortunately ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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.
A 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, ...
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.
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 ...
Encyclopedia 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 ...
Scrabble value of A1F4F4I1R1M3A1N1C3E1
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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