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allocatur

noun al·lo·ca·tur \ ˌa-lō-ˈkā-tər, ˌä-lō-ˈkä-tu̇r \

legal Definition of allocatur

:permission to appeal
  • granted allocatur in order to determine whether the lower courts were in error
  • City of Pittsburgh v. Commonwealth, 653 A.2d 1210 (1995)
used primarily in Pennsylvania

Origin and Etymology of allocatur

Medieval Latin, it is allowed


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