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S, Stay,

Edited By: Kermit L. Hall, James W. Ely Jr., Joel B. Grossman

From: The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2nd Edition)

Edited By: Kermit L. Hall

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved. Subscriber: null; date: 24 September 2020

(p. 976) Stay,

the order to arrest or suspend a judicial proceeding or the execution of a judgment resulting from that proceeding. Stays may be authorized by statute, the decision of a court, or agreement of the parties.

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