What does a Writ of Certiorari from the US Supreme Court indicate?

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When the US Supreme Court issues a writ of certiorari (an order to the lower court to send up records), it indicates they have agreed to review the case under their appellate jurisdiction.
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How do you use writ of certiorari in a sentence?

You do not necessarily have to include "writ of" in a sentence. Here is an example of this term's use, taken from the American Library Association website (address follows t

What happens to a petition for a writ of certiorari when it reaches the US Supreme Court?

In 2009, the US Supreme Court received 7,738 requests for case review, called a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari. Because the volume of cases is so high, and there are only n

What does 'On writ of certiorari to the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit' mean?

"On writ of certiorari to the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit" means the US Supreme Court has issued a writ of certiorari, or an order for the named court to send th

Is there a case cite where a pro se litigant filed for a Writ of Certiorari to the US Supreme Court to overturn an Oregon court decision on judicial disqualification?

An extensive database search of petitions and cases reviewed by the SCOTUS revealed no documents that met all of the following criteria: . Petition to US Supreme Court for W

How many petitions for writ of certiorari does the US Supreme Court receive each year?

The US Supreme Court received 7,738 petitions for Writ of Certiorari (requests for case review) in 2008 (the most recent year for which statistics are available). This repre

How many petitions for Writ of Certiorari does the US Supreme Court review each year?

The US Supreme Court received 7,738 petitions for Writ of Certiorari (requests for case review) in the 2008-2009 Term (the most recent year for which information is available)
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When is a Writ of Certiorari used?

Writ of Certiorari use to keep judicial body and administrative tribunal within it's limit, when inferior court hear a mater over which it has no jurisdiction, then Writ of ce