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Cassation

Cas`sa´tion
n.1.The act of annulling.
A general cassation of their constitutions.
- Motley.
Court of cassation
the highest court of appeal in France, which has power to quash (Casser) or reverse the decisions of the inferior courts.

CASSATION, French law. A decision which emanates from the sovereign authority, and by which a sentence or judgment in the last resort is annulled., Merl. Rep. h.t. This jurisdiction is now given to the Cour de Cassation.
     2. This court is composed of fifty-two judges, including four presidents, an attorney-general, and six substitutes, bearing the title of advocates general; a chief clerk, four subordinate clerks, and eight huissiers. Its jurisdiction extends to the examination and superintendence of the judgments and decrees of the inferior court, both in civil and criminal cases. It is divided into three sections, namely, the section des requetes, the section civile, and the section criminelle. Merl. Rep. mots Cour de Cassation.

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