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Granting a writ of certiorari is the legal equivalent of agreeing to do something. A higher court, such as the Supreme Court of the United States, grants a writ of certiorari to review a lower court’s procedure and decision.


 

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
certiorari (noun)
a writ of superior court to call up the records of an inferior court or a body acting in a quasi-judicial capacity
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