This page is a subsection from the All Types of Writs section.
- Note: All below definitions which have a powerpoint in front of them are subdefinitions of the aforementioned main definition.
“(1839) A writ issued at a later time than a similar writ, such as a later writ issued by a different party or a later writ on a different claim against the same defendant.”
“(18c) An additional writ issued after another writ of the same kind in the same case. It derives its name from a Latin phrase that formerly appeared in alias writs: sicut alias praecipimus, meaning ‘as we at another time commanded. Cf. Alias execution under EXECUTION— Types of Orders.”
- Alias Execution: “(17c.) A second execution issued to enforce a judgment notfully satisfied by the original writ.”
“n. [Latin ‘many times’] (15c.) A third or subsequent writ issued when the previous writs have been ineffective; a writ issued after an alias writ.”
: All definitions from: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6