Definition of "vacatur" [va•ca•tur]
- (noun) An announcement in court that something is cancelled or set aside; an annulment.
Use "vacatur" in a sentence
- "The Court first clarified that "the Court of Claims Act requires a claimant to establish only that the vacatur of the judgment was predicated upon one of the statutory grounds" rather than requiring a claimant to establish that the vacatur of the judgment and dismissal of the indictment were based on one of the grounds specified in Court of Claims Act § 8-b (3) (b) (ii) and CPL 440.10 (1)."
- "At least he only served 5 years in prison prior to the vacatur of his sentence, as opposed to the unlucky people who aren't released for 15-20 years."
- "One can get vacatur with a settlement, but only on a strong equitable showing."