Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A writ whereby a cause which has been wrongfully removed by prohibition out of an ecclesiastical court to a temporal court is returned to the ecclesiastical court Phillim. Ecc. Law, 1439. A conference between the counsel engaged in a case, to discuss its questions or arrange the method of conducting it In French law. The opinion of counsel upon a point of law submitted to them.