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ALTERNATIVE WRIT Definition & Legal Meaning

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A writ commanding the person against whom it is issued to do a specified thing, or show cause to the court why he should not be compelled to do it. Allee v. McCoy, 2 Marv. (Del.) 405, 30 Atl. 350.


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