Special errors

SPECIAL ERRORS. Special pleas in error are those which assign for error matters in confession and avoidance, as a release of errors, the act of limitations, and the like, to which the plaintiff in error may reply or demur.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The Supreme Court recognized a potential exception to this factor for special errors that may be corrected without a specific showing of prejudice.
Retail financial advisors who help with life settlement deals need special errors and omissions coverage, to protect them against the possibility that angry ex-beneficiaries will come and sue the advisors, says Ellen Fairbanks, a financial planner at MD&A Financial Management Company, Pittsburgh.
The remaining 367 string types, or 625 tokens, fell into two broad categories of genuine spelling errors: standard errors, such as insertions, deletions, subtitutions and transpositions, which are the target of most spelling correction techniques; and special errors, such as run-on words and split words, which are problematic for most spelling correction techniques, and noise and backspace key problems, which may be specific to TDD equipment.
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