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Arrest Of Judgment

arrest of judgment

[arrest stoppage]
: a judge's stopping of a judgment because of a defect (as that the acts proven do not constitute a crime) for which the judgment could be reversed



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.