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writ of error

noun, Law.
a writ issued by an appellate court to the court of record where a case was tried, requiring that the record of the trial be sent to the appellate court for examination of alleged errors. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The writ of error allows a higher court to review and supervise actions of its lower courts.
  • We noted, however, that the receiver might be able to obtain review by recourse to a writ of error.

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