plaintiff in error

Definition of "plaintiff in error"
  1. A litigant who challenges a legal decision by pursuing a writ of error, which is a document from a higher court that asks a lower court to send all the documents in a case to it, so the higher court can review the lower court's decision
How to use "plaintiff in error" in a sentence
  1. The plaintiff in error sought to escalate the matter by presenting a writ of error to a higher court for a review of the decision from the lower court.
  2. In the legal proceedings, the role of the plaintiff in error was implemented to challenge the judgement and seek re-evaluation.
  3. In the ongoing dispute, one party became the plaintiff in error in order to submit a writ of error, hoping to overturn the lower court's ruling.

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