writ of protection
Definition of writ of protection
1 : a writ issued out of the chancery to free an English subject absent overseas on royal service from most legal suits but usually not charges of felony and in disuse since the 17th century
2 : a writ issued to protect a person from being arrested when required to attend court as a party, juror, or witness
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