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certiorari (sur·shē··rarˑ·ē),

n a legal appeal of a judicial or administrative decision.
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Consistent with those holdings, the court held that the cost of continuing litigation, and the time and effort to defend litigation when sovereign immunity is at issue, does not give rise to the level of irreparable harm required to obtain a writ of certiorari.
This Court granted DaimlerChrysler's petition for a writ of certiorari (as well as the companion petition by Ohio and the city of Toledo), which framed the issue as whether Ohio's investment tax credit violates the Commerce Clause.
The final step was to petition the Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari to bring the case up from the court of appeals before judgment.
Supreme Court to review the decision: "The petition for writ of certiorari should be granted.
Because a petition for writ of certiorari is an appellate remedy, a court's certiorari review of a local government's quasi-judicial decision will be limited to the evidence presented to the local government at the time the decision was made--typically at a public hearing.
COURT'S OPINION: The Florida Court of Appeals granted the petition for writ of certiorari and quashed the orders of the lower court.
A writ of certiorari should issue to permit this Court to confirm that the Commerce Clause does not restrict States' efforts to advance legitimate State interests through their tax systems.
Justice Breyer, in a dissent in which Justices Scalia and Kennedy joined, said he would have granted the writ of certiorari in Williams v.
If at least four justices want to review the case, the Court issues a writ of certiorari.
9) However, the Supreme Court subsequently dismissed the writ of certiorari as being improvidently granted.
Global-Tech filed a petition for writ of certiorari on June 23, 2010 contending that the U.
A petition for writ of certiorari is a document that a losing party files with the Supreme Court seeking a review of the decision of a lower court.