alternative writ

alternative writ
alternative writ see writ

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

alternative writ
=>> writ.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


alternative writ
An order, issued originally by the king in England but more recently by a court, commanding a person to do a specific thing or to appear and explain why he or she should not be compelled to do it.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


alternative writ
An order, issued originally by the king in England but more recently by a court, commanding a person to do a specific thing or to appear and explain why he or she should not be compelled to do it.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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