Certiorari

Certiorari (aɪ, i, or i), often abbreviated as cert. in the United States, is a writ seeking judicial review. It is issued by a superior court, directing an inferior court, tribunal, or other public authority to send the record of a proceeding for review. ==Etymology== Certiorari is the present passive infinitive of the Latin verb certioro, certi...
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Certiorari

• (n.) A writ issuing out of chancery, or a superior court, to call up the records of a inferior court, or remove a cause there depending, in order that the party may have more sure and speedy justice, or that errors and irregularities may be corrected. It is obtained upon complaint of a party that he has not received justice, or can not have ...
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Certiorari

(n) Certiorari is the order issued by an upper court based on a writ of certiorari to review the decision, order and finings made by the lower court when the upper court is of the opinion that the proceedings in the lower court contains irregularity or they are not proper.
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certiorari

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
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Certiorari

Cer`ti·o·ra'ri noun [ So named from the emphatic word certiorari in the Latin form of the writ, which read certiorar volumus we wish to be certified.] (Law) A writ issuing out of chancery, or a superior court, to call up the records of a inferior court, or remove a cause there depe...
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Certiorari

A means of getting an appellate court to review a lower court
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certiorari

a proceeding in the state Supreme Court under Art. 78 of the CPLR to review the decisions or actions of a public official or body, as in a tax certiorari matter, a review of the tax assessed challenge an exception taken to a juror before he/she is sworn challenge for a challenge based on a legally specified reason
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certiorari

a writ issued by a higher court for documents from a lower court for the purpose of reviewing the lower court process/decision
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certiorari

certiorari In law, a writ issued by a higher court to obtain records of a case from a lower court so that the case can be reviewed. From 15th century Late Latin, literally 'to be informed', the passive of Latin certiorare 'to inform', from, ultimately, certus 'sure', the word occurs in the Latin version of the writ.
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certiorari

in common-law jurisdictions, a writ issued by a superior court for the reexamination of an action of a lower court. Certiorari also is issued by an ... [2 related articles]
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Certiorari

In law, a certiorari is a writ issuing out of a superior court to call up the records of an inferior court or remove a cause there depending, that it may be tried in the superior court. This writ is obtained upon the complaint of a party that he has not received justice, or that he cannot have an impartial trial in the inferior court.
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certiorari

In UK administrative law, a remedy available by judicial review whereby a superior court may qu...
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certiorari

In UK administrative law, a remedy available by judicial review whereby a superior court may quash an order or decision made by an inferior body. It has become less important in recent years following the extension of alternative remedies by judicial review. It originally took the form of a prerogative writ
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Certiorari

Lat. 'To be informed of.' Refers to the order a court issues so that it can review the decision and proceedings in a lower court and determine whether there were any irregularities. When such an order is made it is said that the court has granted certiorari. Also called 'Cert.'
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certiorari

n. (sersh-oh-rare-ee) a writ (order) of a higher court to a lower court to send all the documents in a case to it so the higher court can review the lower court's decision. Certiorari is most commonly used by the U.S. Supreme Court, which is selective about which cases it will hear on appeal. To appeal to the Supreme Court one applies to the Suprem...
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Certiorari

Originally a writ from a High Court to a lower Court
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Certiorari

The Latin term 'Certiorari' means, in a UK legal context: 'a writ from a High Court to a lower Court'.
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certiorari

[n] - a common law writ issued by a superior court to one of inferior jurisdiction demanding the record of a particular case
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