Types of Orders:
subpoena – command a person to appear in court, subject to a penalty for failing to comply.
show cause order – directs a party to appear in court & explain why the party took (or failed to take) some action or why the court should or should not impose some sanction or grant some relief.
peremptory mandamus – an absolute command to the defendant after they default on, or fail to show sufficient cause in answer to, an alternative mandamus.
interlocutory – a temporary order not constituting a final resolution of the whole controversy.
mandate (i) – judicial command directed to an officer of the court to enforce a court order.
mandate (ii) – order from an appellate court directing a lower court to take a specified action.
remittitur – an order requiring a Plaintiff to choose between a new trial or lowering the damages amount below what the jury had awarded.
additur – with the defendant’s consent, increases the jury’s award of damages to avoid a new trial on grounds of inadequate damages.
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: All definitions from: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6
: 1 Henry Campbell Black, A Treatise on the Law of Judgments § 1, at 5 (2d ed. 1902).
: 1 A.C. Freeman, A Treatise of the Law of Judgments §
19, at 28 (Edward W. Tuttle ed., 5th ed. 1925).
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