direct attack


direct attack
direct attack see attack

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

direct attack
n.
An attempt to have a judgment reversed or vacated by attacking it directly through some process designed to do that, such as an appeal; see also collateral attack

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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