Thus it may in proper cases take the place of an action for negligence, or an action for breach of warranty of authority brought by the person named as defendant in the writ .
the two reinstated officers issued a writ for libel against the applicants
It was in these circumstances that the applicant commenced her proceedings in this Court seeking the constitutional writ of mandamus and the declarations previously set out.
There is no dogma - ‘… none of these are writ in stone’ - is one comment on his site.
That language suggests that, if the prisoners had alleged different facts, they might have been entitled to a writ of habeas corpus from a civilian court.
an action begun by writ or summons
Where bureaucrats are not following due process or doing their job, and are sitting on their hands or dragging their feet, citizens have the right to bring to the courts a writ of mandamus.
Surprise and disbelief was writ on the faces of many of the members, as they could hardly believe that they had made so much money within a month.
Was it writ all over my face that I was a first time visitor to their city, with my nerves in top gear?
he uttered no protest against the writ in which William King of England - the new-fangled title was now coming in - announced to all his faithful subjects, French and English, that he had given the archbishopric of Canterbury and all that belonged to it to Archbishop Anselm.