bill of exceptions

Definition of "bill of exceptions"
  1. A formal document outlining disagreements with decisions made during a trial, including the related evidence, intended for use in an appeal or further examination
How to use "bill of exceptions" in a sentence
  1. The defense lawyer prepared a bill of exceptions to challenge the judge's rulings.
  2. After the trial, the plaintiff's attorney submitted a bill of exceptions for review and potential appeal.
  3. Because of perceived errors made during the trial, a bill of exceptions was issued to articulate those concerns.

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