Pro`ce*den"do (?), n. [Abl. of the gerundive of L. procedere. see Proceed.] Law (a)

A writ by which a cause which has been removed on insufficient grounds from an inferior to a superior court by certiorari, or otherwise, is sent down again to the same court, to be proceeded in there.

(b)

In English practice, a writ issuing out of chancery in cases where the judges of subordinate courts delay giving judgment, commanding them to proceed to judgment.

(c)

A writ by which the commission of the justice of the peace is revived, after having been suspended.

Tomlins. Burrill.

 

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