assignment of error

Legal Definition of assignment of error

: a declaration by a party to a legal action specifying the errors made by the court during the trial that the party seeks to have corrected (as by a new trial)

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“Assignment of error.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/assignment%20of%20error. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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