argument on appeal


argument on appeal
A written or printed legal argument, sometimes supplemented by an oral presentation, intended to assist the court in arriving at a just and proper conclusion by presenting the side of a party as supported by points of law and facts in evidence. 5 Am J2d A & E § 684. See brief.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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