Definition of Affirmance

1. n. Confirmation; ratification; confirmation of a voidable act.



Definition of Affirmance

1. Noun. The act of affirming, affirmation ¹

2. Noun. (countable legal) A decision upholding the decision of a lower court or agency ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Affirmance

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Affirmance

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Its terms, indeed, import an affirmance of the original judgment; ... thing more than an affirmance of the order of the district court, it is not what was ..."

2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"loose, extreme nervous shock, health permanently impaired, some evidence that injuries induced epilepsy—affirmance conditioned on reduction of award to ..."

3. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1914)
"If a decree in chancery is partly in favor of a party and partly adverse to him, and he appeals from that portion which is adverse, a judgment of affirmance ..."

4. The Law of Suretyship and Guaranty as Administered by Courts of Countries by George Washington Brandt (1905)
"That it is not necessary to file a certified copy of the order of affirmance in the trial court before suing on the appeal bond, see Perkins v. ..."

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