What is Assignment Of Errors?

Legal Definition
the statement of mistakes that have supposedly been made during a trial in a lower court. These errors are used to take the case to a higher court.
Legal Definition
The act by which the plaintiff in error points out the errors in the record of which he complains.

2. The errors should be assigned in distinct terms, such as the defeudant in error may plead to; and all the errors of which the plaintiff complains should be assigned. 9 Port. 186; 16 Conn. 83; 6 Dana, 242 3 How. (Miss.) R. 77.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
In practice. The statement of the plaintiff's case on a writ of error, setting forth the errors complained of; corresponding with the declaration in an ordinary action. 2 Tidd, Pr. 1168; 3 Steph. Comm. 644. Wells v. Martin, 1 Ohio St. 388; Lamy v. Lamy, 4 N. M. (Johns.) 43, 12 Pac. 650. A specification of the errors upon which the appellant will rely, with such fullness as to give aid to the court in the examination of the transcript. Squires v. Foorman, 10 Cal. 298.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A specification of the errors upon which an appellant relies for a reversal. See 10 Cal. 298.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary