Legal Definition and Related Resources of Reverse

Meaning of Reverse

To vacate , set aside, undo, repeal or make void.

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Reverse Meaning in the U.S. Court System

The act of an appellate court setting aside the decision of a trial court. A reversal is often accompanied by a remand to the lower court for further proceedings.

Meaning of Reverse in the U.S. Legal System

Definition of Reverse published by the National Association for Court Management: An action of a higher court in setting aside or revoking a lower court decision.

Meaning of Reverse in Political Science

A very basic notion of Reverse related to the United States’election law is provided here: To overturn or set aside

Meaning of Reverse (to) in Spanish

Description/ translation of reverse (to) into Spanish: anular, revocar (el tribunal superior una resolución del tribunal inferior, p. ej: a conviction reversed on appeal; la revocación suele ir seguida de la devolución de la causa al tribunal inferior[1]

Note: for more information on related terms and on the area of law where reverse (to) belongs (criminal procedure law), in Spanish, see here.

Notes and References

  1. Translation of Reverse (to) published by Antonio Peñaranda





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