Definition of Quashing
1. Verb. (present participle of quash) ¹
2. Noun. The action of quashing something. ¹
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Definition of Quashing
1. quash [v] - See also: quash
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Literary usage of Quashing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Treatise on the Law of Executions by Henry Morrison Herman (1876)
"Causes for quashing.—When it will not be.— Effect of quashing an execution. § 392. Having traced the proceedings on final process from its issue through the ..."
2. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1898)
"Objections to the Bond have been held to furnish no ground for quashing the attachment, as a defective bond may be amended. Hawkins r. Gill, 6 Ala. 620. ..."
3. Popular Law Library, Putney by Albert Hutchinson Putney (1908)
"GROUNDS FOR quashing INDICTMENT. In presenting a motion to quash, ... But there are other grounds for quashing besides the imperfections appearing in or on ..."
4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"judge erred In not quashing the second count In the indictment. The motion to be submitted to the Supreme Court Is to arrest the ..."
5. A Treatise on Criminal Procedure by Francis Wharton, James Manford Kerr (1918)
"Bail After Verdict or After quashing. § 123. ... After quashing, bail may be refused. 7. Summary Trial and Punishment by Military Courts. § 125. ..."
6. A Treatise on Attachment and Garnishment by Rufus Waples (1885)
"The most important requisite, (without which the motion or application would be futile,) is the assignment of the reasons for quashing.8 The irregularities ..."
7. The Digest of Canadian Criminal Case Law: Comprising the Reported Cases on by George Edward McCrossan, Samuel Davies Schultz, Andrew Miller Harper (1908)
"Grand Jury — FAILURE то SEND PRELIMINARY DEPOSITIONS то GRAND JURY — quashing INDICTMENT.]—An indictment by the grand jury is properly found though the ..."