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INQUIRY, WRIT OF. A writ of inquiry is one issued where a judgment has been entered in a case sounding in damages, without any particular amount being ascertained; this writ is for the purpose of ascertaining the amount to which the plaintiff is entitled. Vide Writ Of Inquiry.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The Inquire MD software allows users to create, record and, manage medical events from any internet connection.
Inquire Biology connects three kinds of information to meet student needs: the Inquire Biology textbook, concept summary pages, and computer-generated answers to questions.
Perry's office concedes that a number of bills contain language that mandates peace officers inquire about status, and that the office was still working with lawmakers to achieve Perry's ultimate goal.
In our cultures, he accepts sacrifice and eats flesh." The subject of power is essentially male and carnivorous, says Derrida, and he inquires, "I would ask you: In our countries, who would stand any chance of becoming a chef d'Etat (a head of State) ...
A spouse who has a duty to inquire, but fails to do so, may be charged with constructive knowledge of the substantial understatement and denied innocent spouse relief.
"I came to inquire about the country's most senior leader.
'Setting aside the political differences, we have come here to inquire after the health of Mr Ahsan Iqbal .
Ziauddin Hospital Clifton Karachi today to inquire about the health of Mother of Special Assistants to CM Sindh Waqar Mehdi admitted in the hospital.
LONDON -- President Mamnoon Hussain here on Sunday visited Harley Street Clinic to inquire after the health of ailing Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
Summary: Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Aug 1 (ANI): Actor-politician Rajinikanth on Tuesday night paid a visit to the Kauvery Hospital to inquire about the health of ailing Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M.
Summary: Patna, (Bihar) [India] June 26 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has called up Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad twice in the last two weeks to inquire about his health.
PESHAWAR -- Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan Saturday visited Mujahid Manzil in Rawalpindi to inquire after the health of President of All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan, who had undergone angioplasty a few days earlier.