certiorari power | Definition

certiorari power Procedural Law

The certiorari power is the authority of an appellate court to order a lower court to send up the record of a case for review.

This term is often used to indicate that an appeal is discretionary, and that the appellate court with this power may choose to hear the case or not.


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