Definition of Supersedeas

1. n. A writ of command to suspend the powers of an officer in certain cases, or to stay proceedings under another writ.



Definition of Supersedeas

1. Noun. (legal) A type of surety bond that a court requires from an appellant who wants to delay payment of a judgement until the appeal is over. ¹

2. Noun. (legal) A writ requiring a lower court to suspend an action ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Supersedeas

1. [n SUPERSEDEAS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Supersedeas

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Literary usage of Supersedeas

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1. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1901)
"Express supersedeas, — An express supersedeas may be by writ or without writ ; by writ expressly commanding the officer to forbear the doing of the act ..."

2. Digest of the United States Supreme Court Reports: U. S. Vols. 1-206. L. Ed by United States Supreme Court, Supreme Court, United States (1908)
"Action to put the relator in possession of an office under a final judgment of the highest state court is stayed by the tiling- of the supersedeas bond. ..."

3. The Law of Suretyship and Guaranty as Administered by Courts of Countries by George Washington Brandt (1905)
"Defendant sued ont a writ of error which was made a supersedeas by the filing and approval of a bond and indorsement on the writ, after the sheriff had the ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"'2d. was paid for the supersedeas and for a new commission ; which was ... 30] * The prayer of the petition was, that the supersedeas may be sealed, ..."

5. A Treatise on the American Law of Administration by John Gabriel Woerner (1899)
"548 QUESTION OP supersedeas UNDER STATUTES. * 1204, * 1205 granted during the pendency of such appeal;1 but in taking the appeal bond in such case it is ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law and Proceedings in Bankruptcy by Frank Olds Loveland (1899)
"supersedeas. An appeal does not necessarily operate as a supersedeas to stay ... A supersedeas is a statutory right. It follows as a matter of law from a ..."

7. A Treatise on Appellate Procedure and Trial Practice Incident to Appeals by Byron Kosciusko Elliott, William Frederick Elliott (1892)
"Effect of a supersedeas—Generally. 390. Stay obtained by one of several appellants—Effect ... supersedeas does not confer a right to do what decree forbids. ..."

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