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writ of certiorari

noun, Law.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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Examples for writ of certiorari
  • We have said that a writ of certiorari is a remedy used to quash irregular proceedings.
  • Appellant now seeks a writ of certiorari directing the court reporter to immediately produce the transcript.

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