Justicies

JUSTICIES, Eng. law. The name of a writ which acquires its name from the mandatory words which it contains, "that you do A B justice."
     2. The county court has jurisdiction in cases where damages are claimed, only to a certain amount; but sometimes suits are brought there, when greater damages are claimed. In such cases, an original writ, by this name, issues out of chancery, in order to give the court jurisdiction. See 1 Saund. 74, n. 1.

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at 89-90 ("Judge Hurlbut and Henry Pierson, Justicies of the Peace, granted a warrant for the removal of me, my wife and children.
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The justicies ruled unanimously that the law was both constitutional and properly approved by Congress and a majority of Mexico's 31 state legislatures.