original writ

Definition of "original writ"
  1. An outdated legal document that would be issued by the English chancery court to initiate a lawsuit and to call the defendant to court
How to use "original writ" in a sentence
  1. The historical use of an original writ was to start legal proceedings in the chancery court.
  2. An original writ was the method of bringing a case and the defendant before the court in England's legal history.
  3. Learning about the original writ gives students a better understanding of the evolution of contemporary legal procedures.

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