extraordinary writs

extraordinary writs

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  • extraordinary writs — See extraordinary remedies …   Black's law dictionary

  • extraordinary remedies — The writs of mandamus (writ of mandamus), quo warranto, habeas corpus, and some others are often classified or termed extraordinary remedies, in contradistinction to the ordinary remedy by action. Under Rules practice in the federal courts and… …   Black's law dictionary

  • extraordinary remedies — The writs of mandamus (writ of mandamus), quo warranto, habeas corpus, and some others are often classified or termed extraordinary remedies, in contradistinction to the ordinary remedy by action. Under Rules practice in the federal courts and… …   Black's law dictionary

  • extraordinary — Out of the ordinary; exceeding the usual, average, or normal measure or degree; beyond or out of the common order, method, or rule; not usual, regular, or of a customary kind; remarkable; uncommon; rare; employed for an exceptional purpose or on… …   Black's law dictionary

  • extraordinary — Out of the ordinary; exceeding the usual, average, or normal measure or degree; beyond or out of the common order, method, or rule; not usual, regular, or of a customary kind; remarkable; uncommon; rare; employed for an exceptional purpose or on… …   Black's law dictionary

  • extraordinary remedy — n: a procedure for obtaining judicial relief allowed when no other method is available, appropriate, or useful see also habeas corpus, mandamus, quo warranto Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law …   Law dictionary

  • extraordinary remedies — Remedies, developed by the application of common law or prerogative writs and confirmed with modifications by statute, intended to make available types of relief not obtainable in an ordinary action in law or equity, most notable of which are… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • prerogative writs — Writs issued in cases of public right and those affecting the sovereignty of the state, its franchises and prerogatives, or the liberties of its people. State ex rel. Goodwin v Nelson County, 1 ND 88, 45 NW 33; Atty. Gen. v Railroad Co. 35 Wis… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • writ — / rit/ n [Old English, something written] 1: a letter that was issued in the name of the English monarch from Anglo Saxon times to declare his grants, wishes, and commands 2: an order or mandatory process in writing issued in the name of the… …   Law dictionary

  • Army Court of Criminal Appeals — In the United States, Courts martial are conducted under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), 10 U.S.C. §§ 801 946, and the Manual for Courts Martial. If the trial results in a conviction, the case is reviewed by the convening authority… …   Wikipedia

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