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Writ

A court order commanding that a party perform an action. For example, a writ may demand that a party make an appearance before the court, and may require that the party stop conducting an action that affects the matter at hand in the meantime. See also: Subpoena, Cease and desist.
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The group earlier filed a Writ of Amparo petition for the family of four men allegedly killed by members of the Quezon City Police District in Payatas during an Oplan Tokhang operation.
The All Writs Act, (4) gives federal appellate courts the ability to grant relief "in aid of their jurisdiction.
64) The Third, Fourth, and Tenth Circuits have all rejected such appeals, holding that the gubernatorial-consent provision does not apply to post-detainer writs ad prosequendum.
Pokemon X and Y" players will have access to more Writs as their nobility ranks raise from Baron/Baroness to Grand Duke/Grand Duchess.
The starting point for federal special writ practice is the All Writs Act (5) (AWA).
It was a job in itself convincing Slab to come out from a cattle shed to take the writ.
Britons Moazzam Begg, from Birmingham, Richard Belmar, Rhuhel Ahmed, Shafiq Rasul and Asif Iqbal, are named as claimants in the other writ.
answering) writs of habeas corpus that had been issued by the common law courts on petition of English subjects detained in prison.
At Eston Town Hall Redcar and Cleveland Council's Mayor Councillor Madge Moses accepted the writ to confirm the constituency contest on May 5.
The decision also seemed to limit the power of the Court by taking away its right to issue writs in most cases.
Three of the suspects were given their writs in Ireland's Portlaoise Prison, two more were delivered to homes in the border town of Dundalk, Co Louth.
Solicitor Jason McCue, armed with the writs and accompanied by Irish police, visited the last known addresses of Seamus McKenna and Seamus Daly just before 7am.