meaning of ARREST OF JUDGMENT

ARREST OF JUDGMENT meaning in Law Dictionary

In practice. The work of keeping a judgment, or declining to render wisdom in an action at legislation, after decision, for some matter intrinsic appearing on the face of record, which would make the wisdom, if offered, erroneous or reversible. 3 Bl. Comm. 393 ; 3 Steph. Comm. 028 ; 2 Tidd, Pr. 918; Browning v. Powers, 142 Mo. 322, 44 S. W. 224; folks v. Kelly, 94 N. Y. 520; Byrne v. Lynn. 18 Tex. Civ. App. 252, 44 S. W. 311.