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TAM QUAM Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

A phrase used as the name of a writ of error from inferior courts, when the error is supposed to be as well in giving the judgment as in awarding execution upon It. (Tarn in redditione judicii, quam in ad- judicatione executionis.) A venire tarn quam was one by which a jury was summoned, as well to try an issue as to inquire of the damages on a default. 2 Tidd, Pr. 722, 895.


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