writ of certiorari

noun phrase

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First Known Use of writ of certiorari

circa 1532, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of writ of certiorari was circa 1532

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“Writ of certiorari.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/writ%20of%20certiorari. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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