Definition of scire facias in English:

scire facias

Line breaks: scire fa¦cias
Pronunciation: /ˌsʌɪriː ˈfeɪʃɪas
 
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noun

US Law
A writ requiring a person to show why a judgement regarding a record or patent should not be enforced or annulled.
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  • I still do not understand what you are saying is unfair and what is meant by ‘based’ and you will not answer it by talking generally about what happened with the writ of scire facias before there were separate claims.

Origin

Latin, literally 'let (the person) know'.

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