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Set Aside

To cancel, annul, or revoke a judgment or order.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

set aside

v. to annul or negate a court order or judgment by another court order. Example: a court dismisses a complaint believing the case had been settled. Upon being informed by a lawyer's motion that the lawsuit was not settled, the judge will issue an order to "set aside" the original dismissal.

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TO SET ASIDE. To annul; to make void; as to set aside an award.
     2. When proceedings are irregular they may be set aside on, motion of the party whom they injuriously affect.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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