coram nobis

[ kawr-am noh-bis, kohr-am ]
/ ˈkɔr æm ˈnoʊ bɪs, ˈkoʊr æm /

noun Law.

a writ to correct an injury caused by a mistake of the court.

Nearby words

  1. coralline,
  2. corallite,
  3. coralloid,
  4. coralroot,
  5. coram judice,
  6. coram non judice,
  7. coram populo,
  8. corantijn,
  9. coranto,
  10. corazón

Origin of coram nobis

< Latin: before us

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