writ of certiorari

  • 1writ of certiorari — writ of certiorari: certiorari Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. writ of certiorari …

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  • 2Writ of certiorari — Certiorari ist ein Rechtsterminus (lat. certioro, certiorem facio – etwa bestimmen, zulassen, bestätigen), der auf die Prozesslehre von Ulpian zurückgeht und die Prozesshandlung bezeichnet, mit der ein übergeordnetes Gericht (iudex ad quem) sich… …

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  • 3writ of certiorari — n. CERTIORARI …

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  • 4writ of certiorari — noun a common law writ issued by a superior court to one of inferior jurisdiction demanding the record of a particular case • Syn: ↑certiorari • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑writ, ↑judicial writ * * * …

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  • 5writ of certiorari — An order by the appellate court which is used by that court when it has discretion on whether or not to hear an appeal from a lower court. If the writ is denied, the court refuses to hear the appeal and, in effect, the judgment below stands… …

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  • 6writ of certiorari — writ′ of certiora′ri n. lawg certiorari • Etymology: 1815–25 …

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  • 7writ of certiorari — Date: circa 1532 certiorari …

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  • 8writ of certiorari — Law. certiorari. [1815 25] * * * …

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  • 9writ of certiorari — See certiorari …

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  • 10certiorari — cer·tio·ra·ri /ˌsər shē ə rar ē, ˌsər shə , rär / n [Medieval Latin certiorari ( volumus ) (we wish) to be informed (words used in the Latin texts of such writs)]: an extraordinary writ issued by a superior court (as the Supreme Court) to call up …

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  • 11writ — / rit/ n [Old English, something written] 1: a letter that was issued in the name of the English monarch from Anglo Saxon times to declare his grants, wishes, and commands 2: an order or mandatory process in writing issued in the name of the… …

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  • 12Certiorari — ist ein Rechtsterminus (lat. certioro, certiorem facio – etwa bestimmen, zulassen, bestätigen), der auf die Prozesslehre von Ulpian zurückgeht und die Prozesshandlung bezeichnet, mit der ein übergeordnetes Gericht (iudex ad quem) sich an ein… …

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  • 13Certiorari — Prerogative writs Certiorari / Revie …

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  • 14certiorari — /serr shee euh rair uy, rair ee/, n. Law. a writ issuing from a superior court calling up the record of a proceeding in an inferior court for review. Also called writ of certiorari. [1515 25; < L: to be informed, certified, lit., made surer, pass …

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  • 15Writ — For other uses, see Writ (disambiguation). In common law, a writ is a formal written order issued by a body with administrative or judicial jurisdiction; in modern usage, this body is generally a court. Warrants, prerogative writs and subpoenas&#8230; …

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  • 16certiorari — /sarsh(iy)areray/sarshareriy/ To be informed of. A writ of common law origin issued by a superior to an inferior court requiring the latter to produce a certified record of a particular case tried therein. The writ is issued in order that the&#8230; …

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  • 17certiorari — /sarsh(iy)areray/sarshareriy/ To be informed of. A writ of common law origin issued by a superior to an inferior court requiring the latter to produce a certified record of a particular case tried therein. The writ is issued in order that the&#8230; …

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  • 18writ — A written judicial order to perform a specified act, or giving authority to have it done, as in a writ of mandamus or certiorari, or as in an original writ for instituting an action at common law. A written court order or a judicial process,&#8230; …

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  • 19Certiorari before judgment — A petition for certiorari before judgment, in the Supreme Court of the United States, is a petition for a writ of certiorari in which the Supreme Court is asked to immediately review the decision of a United States District Court, without an&#8230; …

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  • 20Writ — A legal document written by a judge or other body with administrative or judicial jurisdiction, such as a court, that orders the person to whom it is addressed to perform or cease performing a specified action. Writ of habeas corpus, for example …

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