accedas ad curiam

ac·​ce·​das ad cu·​ri·​am | \ äˈkādəˌsädˈk(y)u̇rēˌäm \

Definition of accedas ad curiam

in English legal practice
: a common-law writ to remove a cause from an inferior court not of record to a higher court

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First Known Use of accedas ad curiam

1649, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for accedas ad curiam

Medieval Latin, literally, that you go to the court

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“Accedas ad curiam.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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