Writ-of-error meaning

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A writ commissioning an appellate court to review the proceedings of another court and correct the judgment given if deemed necessary.
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A writ directed to a lower court by an appellate court requiring the submission of the record of a legal action for review, in order to ascertain whether or not errors have been committed and so that the judgment may be upheld, reversed, or corrected.
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An order from an appellate court to a lower one to deliver a case’s records for the purpose of reviewing them.
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