Error Coram Nobis

Definition of Error Coram Nobis

Error committed in the proceedings “before us”; i.e., error assigned as a ground for reviewing, modifying, or vacating a judgment in the same court in which it was rendered. A writ to bring before the court that pronounced judgment errors in matters of fact which had not been put in issue or passed on and were material to validity and regularity of legal proceeding itself. Hiawassee Lumber Co. v. United States, C.C. A.N.C., 64 F.2d 417, 418. See Coram nobis.

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