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writ of prohibition


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An order issued by a higher court commanding a lower court to cease from proceeding in some matter not within its jurisdiction.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a judicial writ from a higher court ordering a lower court not to exercise jurisdiction in a particular case


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