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Judicial Writs

English Law: Judicial Writs in the Past

The capias and all other writs after the original writ not issuing out of chancery, but from the court into which the original was returnable and being grounded on what had passed in that court as a result of the sheriff’s return, were called judicial writs, in contradistinction to the writs issued out of chancery, which were called original writs. 3 Bl. Com. 282. [1]

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  1. Partialy, this information about judicial writs is based on the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, 1848 edition. There is a list of terms of the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, including judicial writs.

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  • Article Name: Judicial Writs
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  • Description: English Law: Judicial Writs in the Past The capias and all other writs after the original writ not issuing out of chancery, [...]

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