abstract of record


abstract of record
A complete history in short, abbreviated form of the case as found in the record, complete enough to show the appellate court that the questions presented for review have been properly reserved. Synopsis or summary of facts, rather than table of contents of transcript. Abbreviated accurate and authentic history of (e.g. trial court) proceedings. Brown v. Reichmann, 237 Mo.App. 136, 164 S.W.2d 201, 207
See also abstract

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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