writ of certiorari

noun phrase

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1532, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 30 May. 2023.

Legal Definition

writ of certiorari

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