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Definition of Mandamus

Mandamus
Mandamus Man*da"mus, n. [L., we command, fr. mandare to command.] (Law) A writ issued by a superior court and directed to some inferior tribunal, or to some corporation or person exercising authority, commanding the performance of some specified duty.

Meaning of Mandamus from wikipedia

- to rule one way or the other then a mandamus can be used to order the court to rule on the applications. Mandamus may be a command to do an administrative...
- Mandamus may refer to: Mandamus, a legal term Peremptory writ of mandamus Continuing Mandamus Mandamus River in New Zealand Levular Mandamus, character...
- A peremptory writ of mandamus (also peremptory writ of mandate or simply peremptory mandamus) is an absolute and unqualified writ (a formal written command)...
- Continuing mandamus or structural interdict or structural ****ction is a relief given by a court of law through a series of ongoing orders over a long...
- Mandamus River is a river in the South Island of New Zealand. The headwaters are on the southern side of the Organ Range and it feeds into the Hurunui...
- filed a lawsuit in the Supreme Court asking the Court to issue a writ of mandamus forcing Madison to deliver his commission. In an opinion written by Chief...
- writs of mandamus to lower courts and administrative hearing panels, while some state systems still allow trial courts to issue writs of mandamus or mandate...
- common of the other such prerogative writs are quo warranto, prohibito, mandamus, procedendo, and certiorari. The due process for such petitions is not...
- Michigan 52 Am Jur 2nd "Mandamus" § 314 Smith v. Superior Court of San Joaquin County, California 88 ALR 2nd 650 For mandamus as it generally applies...
- history by Richard Miles. In Isaac Asimov's novel Robots and Empire Dr. Mandamus uses a note with the phrase in order to convince Kelden Amadiro to see...
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