Judicial Writs

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In English practice. The capias and all other writs subsequent to the original writ not issuing out of chancery, but from the court to which the original was returnable. Being grounded on what had passed in that court in consequence of the sheriffs return, they are called “judicial” writs, in contradistinction to the writs issued out of chancery, which were called “original” writs. 3 Bl. Comm. 282,


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