Skip to main content
3 votes

Are writs rooted in equity?

No A writ is simply an order issued under legal authority for someone to do or not do something. Today the word is usually associated with orders by a court but historically, they applied to ...
Dale M's user avatar
  • 211k
2 votes

Are writs rooted in equity?

Writs are not unique to equity. Writs developed as essentially template actions and associated orders in both law courts and chancery. They eventually crystalized around a fixed set of wrongs and ...
Jen's user avatar
  • 57.4k

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible