HyperDic: writ_of_certiorari

English > 1 sense of the expression writ of certiorari:
NOUNcommunicationwrit of certiorari, certioraria common ... / common law writ issued by a superior court to one of inferior jurisdiction demanding the record of a particular case
English > writ of certiorari: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA common ... / common law writ issued by a superior court to one of inferior jurisdiction demanding the record of a particular case.
Synonymcertiorari
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderwrit, judicial writ(law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
Spanishcertiorari
Catalancertiorari

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