accedas ad curiam


ac·​ce·​das ad cu·​ri·​am
in English legal practice
: a common-law writ to remove a cause from an inferior court not of record to a higher court

Word History


Medieval Latin, literally, that you go to the court

First Known Use

1649, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of accedas ad curiam was in 1649

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