assignment of error

Definition of "assignment of error"
  1. A claim made by a participant in a lawsuit mentioning the mistakes committed by the court in the trial process that they desire to rectify, possibly via a new trial
How to use "assignment of error" in a sentence
  1. The defense stated an assignment of error in the judge's handling of evidence.
  2. In her appeal, she included an assignment of error regarding the jury instructions.
  3. He filed an assignment of error, arguing that the verdict was against the weight of the evidence.

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