Definition of Venire facias

1. Noun. A judicial writ ordering a sheriff to summon people for jury duty.

Generic synonyms: Judicial Writ, Writ
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law



Definition of Venire facias

1. Noun. (legal) A judicial writ or precept directed to the sheriff, requiring him to cause a certain number of qualified persons to appear in court at a specified time to serve as jurors. ¹

2. Noun. (legal) A summons to cause the party indicted on a penal statute to appear. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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