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Word(s) of the Month: Certiorari Posted on Mar 7

Word(s) of the Month: Certiorari

  Words of Law is a regular feature of Massachusetts Law Updates, highlighting a particular word or phrase and its meaning in law. Today’s word is certiorari. Certiorari: (ser-shee-rair-ee)[Law Latin “to be more fully informed.”] An extraordinary writ issued by an appellate court, at its   …Continue Reading Word(s) of the Month: Certiorari