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Definition 1: (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer - [noun denoting communication]

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(judicial writ is a kind of ...) (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a writ ordering the release of goods that have been unlawfully detained

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a writ ordering the holding of an election

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a judicial writ from an appellate court ordering the court of record to produce the records of trial

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a judicial writ from a higher court ordering a lower court not to exercise jurisdiction in a particular case

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a writ ordering that land be restored to its rightful owner

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding; disobedience may be punishable as a contempt of court

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a writ issued by a court at the request of one of the parties to a suit; it requires a witness to bring to court or to a deposition any relevant documents under the witness's control

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a writ that authorizes the seizure of property

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a judicial writ based on some record and requiring the party against whom it is brought to show cause why the record should not be enforced or annulled

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a writ ordering a levy on the belongings of a debtor to satisfy the debt

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) an ancient writ issued by a court of assize to the sheriff for the recovery of property

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a common law writ issued by a superior court to one of inferior jurisdiction demanding the record of a particular case

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a writ ordering a prisoner to be brought before a judge

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a judicial writ ordering a sheriff to summon people for jury duty

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) an extraordinary writ commanding an official to perform a ministerial act that the law recognizes as an absolute duty and not a matter for the official's discretion; used only when all other judicial remedies fail

(... is a kind of judicial writ ) a writ authorizing the seizure of property that may be needed for the payment of a judgment in a judicial proceeding

(judicial writ belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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