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On October 12, 2017, the circuit court entered an order denying the Commission's second motion to dismiss, after which the Commission timely filed its mandamus petition in this court.
The suit, filed as a complaint for writ of mandamus in Ohio's Eighth District Court of Appeals, seeks to require City Officials to enforce existing laws to protect children and families.
A writ of mandamus requires a lower-court judge or government official to fulfill his or her official duties.
In addition, Giambrone argued that a writ of mandamus petition, the legal procedure Reynaud requests in his suit, can't be used by one public official to compel another public official to do something.
Mohammed’s lawyers also asked the circuit court to order the war court review panel to delay deciding the statute of limitations question while the circuit court considered a request for a writ of mandamus.
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