confession of error
- A party's admission, express or implied, made on appeal, that the court below committed an error in his favor, or prejudicial to the rights of all adverse party. Burgen v State, 32 Ariz 111 256 P 111; Halpin v Scotti, 415 Ill 104, 112 NE2d 91.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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