Definition of "Certiorari"

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Writ issued by a superior court to a lower court requiring the latter to produce a record of the proceedings of a particular case. The purpose of a writ of certiorari is to review the proceedings of the lower court actions to determine if there is a legal basis for an appeal hearing at the higher court.

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