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Prohibition (writ)

Prohibition (or writ of prohibitiion) is the name of one of the prerogative writs, the one that corresponds to mandamus, except that mandamus is a court's order requiring the person to whom it is directed to perform the specified act, and prohibition is a court's order not to.

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