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  • A vacated judgment is usually the result of the judgment of an appellate court which overturns, reverses, or sets aside the judgment of a lower court. A vacated judgment may free the parties to civil litigation to re. — “Vacated judgment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Lunacy (Vacating of Seats) Act 1886 (49 Vict.c.16) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It provided a mechanism for a Member of Parliament who was judged to be of unsound mind to be removed from his seat. The Lunacy (Vacating of Seats) Act 1886 was repealed and replaced by. — “Lunacy (Vacating of Seats) Act 1886 - Wikipedia, the free”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A pardon means an executive order vacating a conviction. The following is a complete list of persons pardoned and a complete list of persons granted clemency by George W. Bush. pursuant to a conviction, without vacating the conviction itself. — “List of people pardoned by George W. Bush - Wikipedia, the”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • MY aunt and I were at that time vacating the two cottages at Highgate; I intending to go abroad, and she to return to her house at Dover. — “David Copperfield” by Charles Dickens
  • 'That I've been self-denying when you made me a generous offer?' he continued. 'That I now act to spare you pain? You may tell her, not as a message from me, but as a fact, that I am seriously thinking of vacating my guardianship–that I feel I have done her an injustice, and that, so soon as my mind is a little less tortured, I shall endeavour to effect a reconciliation with her, and would wish ultimately to transfer the care of your person and education to her . — “Uncle Silas” by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • Her place as monitor in the school was taken by another young woman within a few days of her vacating it, which substitution also passed without remark, Sue's services having been of a provisional nature only. — “Jude the Obscure” by Thomas Hardy
  • Hempseed, touching his forelock, was quietly vacating the seat in the hearth. — “The Scarlet Pimpernel” by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • These temporary apprehensions, so vague but so awful, derived a wondrous potency from the contrasting serenity of the weather, in which, beneath all its blue blandness, some thought there lurked a devilish charm, as for days and days we voyaged along, through seas so wearily, lonesomely mild, that all space, in repugnance to our vengeful errand, seemed vacating itself of life before our urn-like prow. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville

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