writ of certiorari

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a common law writ issued by a superior court to one of inferior jurisdiction demanding the record of a particular case

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2012), the court reiterated that a writ of certiorari has an "extremely narrow" application when a trial court denies summary judgment based on sovereign immunity.
COURT'S OPINION: The Florida Court of Appeals denied Baptist's Petition for a Writ of Certiorari.
Editor's note: as ths issue of the IBJ went to press, the supreme court granted the Cook County Public Guardian's motion for stay of mandate pending the filing of a petition for writ of certiorari in the United States Supreme Court.
TEI previously filed a brief amicus curiae in support of DaimlerChrysler's petition for writ of certiorari, urging the Court to review the decision finding Ohio's investment tax credit unconstitutional.
Rule 10 ("Review on a writ of certiorari is not a matter of right, but of judicial discretion.
Attorney General Biddle then intervened to express his agreement with Colonel Royall's theory that the Supreme Court could use the writ of habeas corpus to review district court judgments as a substitute for a writ of certiorari, saying that "In this case your respective jurisdiction is the appellate jurisdiction over writs of habeas corpus.
However, on October 2, 1995, the Court denied their writ of certiorari and refused to hear the case.
Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman filed a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court on March 21 and the group of tenant attorneys have requested 30 days to respond.
Should the petition for a writ of certiorari be denied, this stay is to terminate automatically.
Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari within 90 days after entry of the judgment or any requests for rehearing are denied, whichever is later.
The CA said that while it has concurrent jurisdiction with the Regional Trial Court in issuing the writ of certiorari, direct resort is allowed only when there are special extraordinary or compelling reasons that justify the same.
Lanell Williams-Yulee of Hillsborough County petitioned for a writ of certiorari with SCOTUS to review the Florida Supreme Court decision to reprimand her for violating Canon 7C(1) of the Florida Code of Judicial Conduct, which prohibits candidates for judicial office from personally raising campaign funds.
1) The most common way to challenge a local government's quasi-judicial decision is through a petition for writ of certiorari under Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.
CASK FACTS: This ease involves a petition for writ of certiorari filed by Miami Children's Hospital (Miami Children's) to quash an order denying Miami Children's motion for a protective order and motion to quash a subpoena duces tecum on grounds that the orders of the lower court violate mandatory presuit screening requirements.
CASE FACTS: Columbia Hospital Corporation of South Broward (Columbia), d/b/a Westside Regional Medical Center (Westside), a for-profit corporation, petitioned for a writ of certiorari, seeking to quash a trial court's order that denied Columbia's objections to a plaintiff's request for discovery.