death knell exception

noun
\ -ˈnel- \

Legal Definition of death knell exception

: a rule of procedure allowing immediate review of an interlocutory order when denial of review would result in irreparable injury

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“Death knell exception.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/death%20knell%20exception. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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