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- n. Plural form of certiorari.
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But it's clear, you know, your side -- the opposite side, the Republicans, have already filed a petition, as you know, with the Florida Supreme Court asking for a stay of this ruling pending the Republicans 'filing a petition of certioraris, that is, asking the United States Supreme Court to review this.
Distortions in how real estate assessments are measured has caused the number of certioraris to explode causing the Assessment Rolls to decline as much as 1% per year.
But this one looked like a case where certioraris would be granted.
And I'll tell our viewers that a petition for certioraris is a fancy way of saying to the United States Supreme Court, please review this case.
They're going to the United States Supreme Court pending their filing of petition for certioraris.
_ Yet, it must be remembered that diplomacy, like jurisprudence (with its red tape common to both), taketh few things for granted, and constantly maketh records for itself, under the maxim _de non apparentibus non existentibus eadem est ratio_; and ever beareth in mind that when _certioraris_ to international tribunals are served, the initiatory expositions and the matured results must not be subjected to
But if left to some other authority the right of counsel and the forms of a court would be invoked; the whole legal machinery of mandamuses, injunctions, _certioraris_, and the rules of evidence would be put in play to keep an incompetent clerk at his desk or a sleepy watchman on his beat.