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REVERSAL Definition & Legal Meaning

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The annulling or making void a judgment on account of some error or (Irregularity. Usually spoken of the action of an appellate court. In international law. A declaration by which a sovereign promises that he will ob- serve a certain order or certain conditions, which have been once established, notwith- standing any changes that may happen to cause a deviation therefrom. Bouvier.


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