Definition of Bill of review
1. Noun. A proceeding brought to obtain an explanation or an alteration or a reversal of a decree by the court that rendered it.
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Literary usage of Bill of review
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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"•I. On a bill of review In equity, nothing can be examined bat the pleadings, proceedings and ... 269. bill of review. To the character of a bill of review, ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"1277 and 1279. docketed as an original bill of review as of the 1'rth day of March, 1884," which application and each part thereof was denied, and the Trust ..."
3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1910)
"On June 19, 1903, an order was entered permitting the filing of the bill of review, opening the decree in the original cause, and permitting the Cere- ..."
4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1921)
" The statute gave Cooper a year after said decree in which to present his bill of review. But it is contended that the bill of review constituted a new ..."
5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: From by Francis Vesey, Great Britain Court of Chancery (1833)
"Distinction of Bill of Review from Supplemental in nature of it. 1. ... Error apparent, to support a Bill of Review, must be ment. Perry v. ..."
6. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1791)
"Atg. cites SC that upon a bill of review the 4. Though there is no limitation of time for bringing a bill of review, yet after a long ..."
7. Institutes of American Law by John Bouvier (1855)
"(b) A supplemental bill must be added to the bill of review, particularly when any person not a party to the original suit becomes interested in the subject ..."