quo warranto


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a hearing to determine by what authority someone has an office or franchise or liberty

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Opting for the shortcut through a quo warranto in removing Sereno may provide other justices a chance to become the future chief justice.
The quo warranto case against Sereno was filed by Solicitor General Jose C.
Therefore, when a person is alleged (and not proven) to have violated some law in the past and is elected subsequently as a member of Parliament, he cannot be held to be dishonest under Article 62(1)(f) in quo warranto proceeding.
In the three circuit court cases, two of the prospective candidates sought writs of mandamus, and one sought a writ of quo warranto.
Part two discusses the most significant writs available in federal court--mandamus, prohibition, and quo warranto.
To protect the health of the people and to prevent the public mischief that is being done, I urge you to bring a quo warranto civil action against the Cleveland Clinic revoking their corporate charter.
In addition, Halliday's account of the rise of King's Bench in relation to this process and especially the use of quo warranto are landmarks in the legal history of the period.
On the contrary, Halliday's study of two hundred towns led him to conclude that partisan politics helped to create political stability, because the King's Bench provided legal recourse to resolve partisan conflict primarily through increased use of writs of mandamus and quo warranto.
Former chief justice Hilario Davide, in an open letter, has expressed concern over the apparent politicization of the judiciary, referring in particular to calls from certain judges and court employees for Sereno to resign immediately and not wait for the results of the impeachment process, or even the quo warranto case filed by the Office of the Solicitor General.
The high court justices will dethrone her themselves through a process called quo warranto.
It's a good thing that the Office of the Solicitor General and the Department of Justice had the brilliant idea to slap Sereno with a quo warranto case.
Aside from impeachment, a quo warranto case had been filed against Sereno before the SC by Solicitor General Jose C.
The court while assuming the powers of quo warranto on a suo motu notice ordered the federal government to immediately appoint a new chairman in accordance with the law since the three-year term of Mr Farooq, a leader of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, had already ended.
We are clear in our mind and view that quo warranto writ can only be issued by the Court against the Parliamentarians (members of the Provincial Assemblies) in exceptional cases.
Waseem by filing a quo warranto writ petition under Article 199 of the constitution of Pakistan on the basis of his alleged fake MBA and BA degrees.