writ of error coram nobis
writ of error coram nobis see writ

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • writ of error coram nobis — /rit av ehrar koram nowbas/ See coram nobis …   Black's law dictionary

  • writ of error coram nobis — See coram nobis …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • writ of error coram vobis — /rit av ehrar koram vowbas/ This writ, at the English common law, is distinguished from writ of error coram nobis, in that the former issued from the Court of King s Bench to a judgment of the Court of Common Pleas, whereas the latter issued from …   Black's law dictionary

  • error coram nobis — /ehrar koram nowbas/ Error committed in the proceedings before us ; i.e., error assigned as a ground for reviewing, modifying, or vacating a judgment in the same court in which it was rendered. A writ to bring before the court that pronounced… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Coram nobis — or coram vobis also known as error coram nobis or error coram vobis (from Latin quae coram nobis resident, or quae coram vobis resident, which [things] remain in our presence , or in your presence , respectively: the things referred to are the… …   Wikipedia

  • coram nobis — cor·am no·bis / kȯr əm nō bəs, kō räm nō bēs/ n [Latin, in our presence]: writ of error coram nobis at writ Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • coram nobis — /koram nowbas/ In our presence; before us. Writ of error coram nobis is procedural tool whose purpose is to correct errors of fact only, and its function is to bring before the court rendering the judgment matters of fact which, if known at time… …   Black's law dictionary

  • writ of error — A writ issued from a court of appellate jurisdiction, directed to the judge or judges of a court of record, requiring them to remit to the appellate court the record of an action before them, in which a final judgment has been entered, in order… …   Black's law dictionary

  • coram nobis — I. |nōbə̇s adjective (or adverb) Etymology: New Latin, literally, before us 1. obsolete, of a writ of error : for the review in the King s Bench of its own judgments as to errors of fact 2. : based upon an alleged error of fact used of a writ of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • writ of error — noun a judicial writ from an appellate court ordering the court of record to produce the records of trial • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑writ, ↑judicial writ * * * : a writ that lies in a competent court after judgment in an action… …   Useful english dictionary

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