Writ
In common law, a writ is a formal written order issued by a body with administrative or judicial jurisdiction; in modern usage, this body is generally a court. Warrants, prerogative writs and subpoena...
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Warrant
Warrant may refer to:
Arrest warrant
An arrest warrant (also officially called warrant of arrest in the Philippines) is a warrant issued by a judge on behalf of the state, which authorizes the arrest and detention of an individual, or th...
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Chartis reddendis
A chartis reddendis was an ancient writ, which lays against one who had charters of feoffment entrusted to his keeping, and who refused to deliver them to the owner.
Amparo and habeas data in the Philippines
In the Philippines, amparo and habeas data are prerogative writs to supplement the inefficacy of the writ of habeas corpus (Rule 102, Revised Rules of Court). Amparo means 'protection,' while habeas d...
Trespass on the case
The Writs of Trespass and Trespass on the Case are the two catchall torts from English Common Law, the former involving trespass against person, the latter involving trespass against anything else whi...
Continuing Mandamus
Continuing Mandamus is a writ of Mandamus issued to a lower authority by the higher authority in general public interest asking the officer or the authority to perform its task expeditiously for an un...
Beau pleader
In English law, a beau pleader is a writ, whereby it is provided that no fine shall be taken of anyone in any court for fair pleading, i.e. for not pleading aptly, and to the purpose.
Arrestando ipsum qui pecuniam recepit
Arrestando ipsum qui pecuniam recepit (Latin, "For arresting one who received money") is a writ for the arrest of someone who received advanced payment to enlist in the army, and then fled.
De post disseisina
De post disseisina (Law Latin, "of past disseisin") is a historical writ "for recovery of land by a person who had previously recovered the land from a disseisor by a praecipe quod reddat [a different...
Mandamus
Mandamus is a judicial remedy in the form of an order from a superior court, to any government subordinate court, corporation, or public authority—to do (or forbear from doing) some specific act which...
Contributione facienda
In English law, 'contributione facienda' is a writ which lies where several persons are jointly bound to the same thing, and one or more of them refuse to contribute their share.For example, if tenant...
Cape (writ)
In old British law, a cape was a judicial writ concerning a plea of lands and tenements; so called, as most writs are, from the word which carried the chief intention of the writ.The writ was divided ...
Writ of quominus
The writ of quominus, or writ of quo minus, was a writ and legal fiction which allowed the Court of Exchequer to obtain a jurisdiction over cases normally brought in the Court of Common Pleas. The Exc...
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Coram nobis
Coram nobis or coram vobis also known as error coram nobis or error coram vobis (from Latin quae coram nobis resident, or quae coram vobis resident, "which [things] remain in our presence", or "in you...
Writ of attaint
A writ of attaint is an obsolete writ in English law, issued to inquire whether a jury had given a false verdict in a trial. In criminal cases, the writ of attaint was issued at the suit of the Crown,...
Writ of Kalikasan
A Writ of Kalikasan is a legal remedy under Philippine law that provides protection of one's Constitutional right to a healthy environment, as outlined in Section 16, Article II of the Philippine Cons...
Monstrans de droit
In English law, a petition of right was a remedy available to subjects to recover property from the Crown.Before the Crown Proceedings Act 1947, the British Crown could not be sued in contract. Howeve...
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Quia timet
Quia Timet [kwia timɛt] Latin for "because he fears" is a legal term.
Quia Timet Injunction is an injunction to restrain wrongful acts which are threatened or imminent but have not yet commenced. ...
Arresto facto super bonis mercatorum alienigenorum
Arresto facto super bonis mercatorum alienigenorum (literally, "Stoppage made upon the goods of a foreign merchant"), in English law, was a writ against the Personal property of aliens found in the co...
Procedendo
In common-law jurisprudence, procedendo is one of the prerogative writs. It is a writ that sends a case from an appellate court to a lower court with an order to proceed to judgment. "The writ of proc...
Habeas corpus
Habeas corpus is a recourse in law that may be applied before a court in cases where the unlawful detention or imprisonment of a person is suspected.A writ of habeas corpus, also known as the great wr...
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Ne exeat republica
At common law, ne exeat (Latin "that he not depart") is an equitable writ restraining a person from leaving the jurisdiction of the court or the state. The Writ may be issued to ensure the compliance ...
Qui tam
In common law, a writ of qui tam is a writ whereby a private individual who assists a prosecution can receive all or part of any penalty imposed. Its name is an abbreviation of the Latin phrase qui ta...
Arrestandis bonis ne dissipentur
Arrestandis bonis ne dissipentur, in English law, is a writ for him whose cattle or goods are taken by another, who, during the controversy, is likely to run off with them, and will hardly be able to ...
Execution warrant
An execution warrant (or death warrant or black warrant) is a writ which authorizes the execution of a judgment of death (capital punishment) on an individual. An execution warrant is not to be confus...
Writ of prohibition
A writ of prohibition is a writ directing a subordinate to stop doing something the law prohibits. In practice, the Court directs the Clerk to issue the Writ, and directs the Sheriff to serve it on t...
Casu consimili
Casu consimili was a writ of entry, where a tenant by courtesy, or for life, transfers property to another in fee or in tail, or for another's life.Such writs were first introduced into mediaeval Engl...
De contumace capiendo
De contumace capiendo (literally, "Of (for) contempt seize him!") is a writ issued for the arrest of a defendant who is in contempt of an ecclesiastical court.