Erratum

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Erratum

[Latin, Error.] The term used in the Latin formula for the assignment of mistakes made in a case.

After reviewing a case, if a judge decides that there was no error, he or she indicates so by replying, "In nollo est erratum," which means, "no error was committed." The plural is errata.

See: error, fault, miscue, misstatement, mistake, oversight
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This deposition testimony, including the errata sheet, is admissible at trial, and "[o]nce the changes are made, they become a part of the deposition just as if the deponent gave the testimony while being examined, and they can be read at trial just as any other part of the deposition is subject to use at trial.
49) Although opposing counsel is entitled to bring out the fact that the errata sheet was generated after the witness consulted with his attorney, the substance of that communication is protected by the attorney-client privilege.
The court went on to say that "the two weeks between the filing of the errata sheets and the trial provided sufficient time to reopen the deposition or to file a motion to suppress .