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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At that point, Sullivan petitioned the Supreme Court for a common law writ of certiorari to review his unsuccessful outcome, but his request was denied "without prejudice to the petitioner's right to prosecute his Superior Court action against the respondents." As the denial was not an adjudication on the merits, the Supreme Court at the time was not addressing the question of the lower court's jurisdiction.
Finally, petitioner filed his petition for a writ of certiorari within 30 days of the BZA's decision and identified all necessary parties for notice and service in the petition's body.
'[The] Justice in Chambers was therefore within the ambit of the law when he granted the writ of certiorari in this case,' the Supreme Court adds.
Advanced Video Technologies LLC (AVT), a subsidiary of General Patent Corporation (GPC), has announced that it filed a petition for a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States, asking the Court to review a Federal Circuit Court of Appeals decision with far-reaching implications for intellectual property rights in the United States, the company said.
It helps to begin with the petition for a writ of certiorari, which is the primary mechanism by which almost any case earns a place on the Supreme Court's docket.
One must ask permission (called a "petition for a writ of certiorari") to be heard by SCOTUS.
The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied," the Supreme Court said in a statement.
Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter filed a petition for a writ of certiorari on Tuesday with the U.S.
Issue a mandate in the nature of a writ of certiorari quashing "P12";
International Refugee Assistance Project--considering the administration's application for stay and appeal for writ of certiorari to the U.S.
(NYSE: ANTM) is filing a petition for a writ of certiorari with the United States Supreme Court, seeking review of the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit's majority decision to block its acquisition of rival health insurer Cigna Corp.
Supreme Court granting the petition for writ of certiorari in Jesner et al.
Every year 7,000 to 8,000 petitions for a writ of certiorari are filed and the court grants less than 80 of them.
(1) By writ of certiorari granted upon the petition of any party to any civil or criminal case, before or after rendition of judgment or decree;
Jensen, who, as a newly minted lawyer in 1965, drafted the writ of certiorari that propelled Ernesto Miranda's Fifth Amendment case to the U.S.