Definition of Judicial writ
1. Noun. (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer.
Generic synonyms: Instrument, Legal Document, Legal Instrument, Official Document
Specialized synonyms: Court Order, Warrant, Assize, Certiorari, Writ Of Certiorari, Habeas Corpus, Writ Of Habeas Corpus, Venire Facias, Mandamus, Writ Of Mandamus, Attachment, Fieri Facias, Scire Facias, Sequestration, Writ Of Detinue, Writ Of Election, Writ Of Error, Writ Of Prohibition, Writ Of Right, Process, Summons, Subpoena, Subpoena Ad Testificandum, Subpoena Duces Tecum
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
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Literary usage of Judicial writ
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1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1914)
"544). , A "scire facias" is a judicial writ, and ought to be founded on a record. ... whether considered as an original or judicial writ, is an action and ..."
2. A Treatise on Federal Practice, Civil and Criminal: Including Practice in by Roger Foster (1920)
"Distinction between the judicial writ and the writ remedial. ... A judicial writ was a direction to yield up, to quiet, or to continue the possession of ..."
3. A Treatise on Federal Practice in Civil Causes: With Special Reference to by Roger Foster (1892)
"Distinction between the judicial writ and the Writ Remedial. ... A judicial writ was a direction to yield up, to quiet, or to continue the possession of ..."
4. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1900)
"It has been held that if such judicial writ be issued by any other court, it will be a mere nullity,8 and an appearance and answer by the defendant will ..."
5. A Treatise on the Writ of Scire Facias, with an Appendix of References to Forms by Thomas Campbell Foster (1851)
"... or where a writ, person has become interested in the suit, who was not a party to the judgment (/), it is a judicial writ to warn the defendant to plead ..."
6. A Treatise on Criminal Law by Francis Wharton, William Draper Lewis (1896)
"... law to forge any judicial writ.* 1871; Kennedy ». State, (Tex.) 26 As to " certificate," see State ». Grant, SW Eep. 78, 1894; Dixon v. ..."
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