writ of ad quod damnum

/rid sv sd kwod dsemnam/

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • ad quod damnum — /aed kwo(d) damnam/ The name of a writ formerly issuing from the English chancery, commanding the sheriff to make inquiry to what damage a specified act, if done, will tend. It is a writ which ought to be sued before the king grants certain… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ad quod damnum — ˌadˌkwädˈdamnəm, ˌädˌkwȯdˈdämˌnu̇m Etymology: Latin, to what damage : a writ issued in proceedings (as of condemnation) to assess damages for land seized for public use …   Useful english dictionary

  • writ — A written judicial order to perform a specified act, or giving authority to have it done, as in a writ of mandamus or certiorari, or as in an original writ for instituting an action at common law. A written court order or a judicial process,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • List of law topics (A-E) — NOTOC Law [From Old English lagu something laid down or fixed ; legal comes from Latin legalis , from lex law , statute ( [http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=law searchmode=none Law] , Online Etymology Dictionary; [http://www.m… …   Wikipedia

  • Pleading — In law as practiced in countries that follow the English models, a pleading is a formal written statement filed with a court by parties in a civil action, other than a motion. By stating what claims and defences are at issue, pleadings establish… …   Wikipedia

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