proceeding in error

A proceeding by writ of error for the removal of a cause to a higher court for review. State v Scott, 34 Wyo 163, 242 P 322.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • error — A mistake of law or fact; a mistake of the court in the trial of an action; a writ to review a judgment of an inferior court in a higher court for errors appearing on the face of the record. A proceeding under a writ of error, distinct, under the …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • error proceeding — See proceeding in error …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • error — er·ror n: an act that through ignorance, deficiency, or accident departs from or fails to achieve what should be done procedural error s; esp: a mistake made by a lower court in conducting judicial proceedings or making findings in a case to… …   Law dictionary

  • error apparent — A manifest, plain, or obvious error. An error on the face of a proceeding, in the pleadings, judgment, or decree, as distinguished from an error in the evidence discoverable only upon the examination of the record. Milliken v McKenzie (Tex Civ… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • error coram nobis — /ehrar koram nowbas/ Error committed in the proceedings before us ; i.e., error assigned as a ground for reviewing, modifying, or vacating a judgment in the same court in which it was rendered. A writ to bring before the court that pronounced… …   Black's law dictionary

  • writ of error — noun a judicial writ from an appellate court ordering the court of record to produce the records of trial • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑writ, ↑judicial writ * * * : a writ that lies in a competent court after judgment in an action… …   Useful english dictionary

  • defendant in error — An appellee; a person in whose favor a judgment was rendered and who is named by the appellant or plaintiff in error as a party to an appeal or error proceeding. 4 Am J2d A & E § 278 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • rule of trial and error — Position Po*si tion, n. [F. position, L. positio, fr. ponere, positum, to put, place; prob. for posino, fr. an old preposition used only in comp. (akin to Gr. ?) + sinere to leave, let, permit, place. See {Site}, and cf. {Composite}, {Compound},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fast writ of error — A proceeding by writ of error entitled to precedence on the court docket. Gordon v Gordon, 109 Ga 262, 34 SE 324 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • writ of error — A commission by which the judges of one court are authorized to examine a record on which a judgment was given in another court, and to affirm or reverse that judgment according to law. Cohen v Virginia (US) 6 Wheat 264, 5 1, Ed 257. The… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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