assignment of error
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)

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

assignment of error
n.
A claim by an appellant that the trial judge made an error at trial.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


assignment of error
n. The list in an appellant's brief of the trial court's alleged errors, upon which the appellant seeks a modification, reversal, or vacation of the trial court's decision.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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