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writs, plural;
  1. A form of written command in the name of a court or other legal authority to act, or abstain from acting, in some way

  2. One's power to enforce compliance or submission; one's authority
    • - you have business here which is out of my writ and competence

  1. (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
  2. In common law, a writ is a formal written order issued by a body with administrative or judicial jurisdiction; in modern usage, this body is generally a court. Warrants, prerogative writs and subpoenas are types of writs; there are many others.
  3. WRIT-FM (95.7 FM) is a radio station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, owned by Clear Channel Communications. Branded as "Oldies 95.7", it airs a 60s-70s Oldies format.
  4. Writ is a legal commentary website on the topic of the law of the United States hosted by FindLaw. Writ publishes at least one new column by one of its regular columnists every business day, and frequently posts a second column by a guest columnist. ...
  5. Sabotage is the sixth studio album by the British heavy metal band Black Sabbath, released in July 1975.
  6. A written order, issued by a court, ordering someone to do (or stop doing) something
  7. (Writs) (for an election): Formal orders, issued by the Governor-General in the requiring that an election be held.
  8. (Writs) court letters and notifications upon administrative and offence procedures are letterpost items which, pursuant to law, are sent by the courts, state administrative bodies and other bodies with public authorisations.
  9. An order or mandatory process in writing issued in the name of a court or judicial officer commanding the person to whom it is directed to perform or refrain from performing a specified act.
  10. A written court order directing a person to take, or refrain from taking, a certain act.
  11. A Court document commanding the defendant to enter an Appearance within a specified number of days if he wishes to dispute the claimant's claim.
  12. A written court order saying that certain action must be taken. Can be a writ of: (1) attachment—an order to attach specified property; (2) certiorari—an order by an appellate court granting or denying a review of judgment; (3) execution—an order to enforce a court judgment; (4) habeas corpus—an ...
  13. An order issued from a court in the name of the sovereign or state directing the person named to comply with the directions contained therein. ...
  14. Form of written notice or command issued by a Court or other official. Can include Writ of Summons, Writ of Subpoena, Writ of Attachment, Writ of Habeas Corpus, etc.
  15. A form of written command in the name of sovereign, state, court, etc. issued to an official or other person and directing him or her to act or abstain from acting in some way.
  16. A formal legal document issued by a court ordering or prohibiting the performance of some action. There are at least a hundred deferent kinds of writs each covering a different action or subject. ...
  17. a document from royal authority bestowing privilege or issuing a command
  18. The written commands from the Governor which are issued for an election and returned to commence the new Parliament, and must be tabled by the Clerk.
  19. A document issued in the name of the Queen which commands a person to do something or to refrain from doing something. Used to commence an action in the Supreme Court and in other cases eg: a writ of execution for property to be sold
  20. A petition to a court for some extraordinary relief, such as asking the court to release a defendant from imprisonment.
  21. The means of commencing proceedings in the High Court.
  22. An order issued from a court requiring the performance of a specified act, or giving authority to have it done.
  23. A writ is a legal document which commands an electoral official to conduct an election and which specifies the dates for the close of rolls, the close of nominations, the polling and the return of the writ.
  24. Written command issued by a court or other authority. Writs may be used to initiate an action in the High Court.
  25. is an old English term for a judicial order.