writ of certiorari
Date: circa 1532 certiorari

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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

  • Writ 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… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • writ of certiorari — n. CERTIORARI …   English World dictionary

  • writ 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 * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • writ 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… …   Black's law dictionary

  • writ of certiorari — writ′ of certiora′ri n. lawg certiorari • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

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

  • writ of certiorari — See certiorari …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • writ of review — A writ which is substantially the common law writ of certiorari and is denominated in the codes a special proceeding. The return to the writ brings up the record of the inferior court, officer, of tribunal, not for the purpose of ascertaining an… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • writ of review — A general designation of any form of process issuing from an appellate court and intended to bring up for review the record or decision of the court below. See writ of certiorari …   Black's law dictionary

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