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"While we share jurisdiction with the RTC to issue extraordinary writ of habeas corpus, such concurrence of jurisdiction, does not, however, afford a party unbridled freedom of choices of court forum.
Burrell, a former Greene County circuit judge himself, wrote that when he was on the trial bench, "it really rubbed me the wrong way that I could be forced by extraordinary writ, no less to rename as a 'judgment' what was clearly an order.
Petitioners recognize that they seek an extraordinary writ. They do so not because an appeal is an inadequate remedy, but because it is no remedy at all, the petition states.
(22) In Denedo, the accused sought an extraordinary writ at the Navy-Marine Court of Criminal Appeals, alleging ineffective assistance of counsel more than five years after his case was finalized.
But, as with most legal doctrines, there is an exception: if the court decides that an agency does not have the power to issue the rule at all, the court can issue what is known as an extraordinary writ to halt the rulemaking in its tracks.
Mandamus is a drastic and extraordinary writ that will be issued only when, among other things, the petitioner has no other adequate remedy.
Within new subdivision (g), provides a definition of "petitions or responses in extraordinary writ cases".
No proceedings for review of any order of the JPML may be permitted except by extraordinary writ. (13) Petitions for an extraordinary writ to review an order of the JPML to set a transfer hearing and other orders of the JPML issued prior to the order either directing or denying transfer may be filed only in the court of appeals having jurisdiction over the district in which a hearing is to be or has been held.
The court granted in part and denied in part the Williams' Petition for extraordinary writ relief and directed the clerk of the court to issue a writ of mandamus instructing the lower court to set aside that portion of its order allowing Nurse Hambrick to testify as to medical causation.
LEGAL COMMENTARY: Mandamus is a drastic and extraordinary writ that will be issued only when there is: (I) a clear legal right in the petitioner to the court order sought; (2) an imperative duty upon the respondent to perform, accompanied by a refusal to do so; (3) the lack of another adequate remedy; and (4) properly invoked jurisdiction of the court.
extraordinary writ and emphasizes the narrowness of its supervisory
There were at least four significant areas in which Judge Everett made the most obvious impact: jurisdiction of the courts-martial over persons and offenses, application of the Fourth and Fifth Amendments to constitutional jurisprudence in the military context, recognition of the extraordinary writ jurisdiction, and vigilance against command influence.