What is quash?

Some articles on quash:

United States V. Oppenheimer - Prior History
... in four forms entitled respectively, demurrer, motion to quash, plea in abatement, and plea in bar ... the court granted what was styled the motion to quash, ordered the indictment quashed and discharged the defendant without day ... The Government brings this writ of error treating the so-called motion to quash as a plea in bar, which in substance it was ...
Voyage Au Pays Des Nouveaux Gourous - The Documentary On The Internet
... anonymous entity who uploaded the video) also planned to file a motion to quash Landmark's DMCA subpoena to Google Video ... user a reasonable opportunity to move to quash it ... November 2006 the Electronic Frontier Foundation posted a Draft Motion to Quash Landmark Subpoena on their website ...
Tax Protester Statutory Arguments - Arguments About The Legal Obligation To Pay Tax - Demanding An Explanation of Tax Obligations
... filed motions in a federal court to quash administrative summonses issued by the IRS seeking testimony and documents in connection with an IRS investigation ... In other words, the taxpayer was not entitled to a court order to quash the summonses until the IRS went to court to demand that he comply with the ... taxpayer why he had to pay taxes, but rather that the taxpayer could not obtain a court order to quash the summonses until the IRS first went to court against him ...
Constitutional Council Of France - The Council and The Enactment of Legislation in France
... a hostility to having anything resembling a "Supreme Court", that is, a powerful court able to quash legislation ... Furthermore, the Council of State can quash regulations on grounds that they violate existing statute law, constitutional rights or the "general principles of ... France refused to accept the idea that courts could quash legislation enacted by Parliament (though administrative courts could quash regulations produced by the executive) ...

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