Severance

3 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).

Source:

A judicial decision not to try more than one accused, or more than one count, on the same information.

Where a court excises a discreet and identifiable measure of a challenged law without altering the overall structure or operation of the law in which it is contained.

Source:

Dividing a property into separate lots.

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