praecipe

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praecipe

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precipe

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1. (Law) a written request, addressed to a court, for a writ to be produced, specifying what the contents of the writ should be
2. (Law) a writ instructing that a given action be taken, or demanding a reason for failure to take the given action
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The rule provides that the clerk of the trial court will transmit a record consisting of "the original documents, exhibits, and transcript(s) of proceedings, if any, filed in the lower tribunal, except summonses, praecipes, subpoenas, returns, notices of hearing or of taking deposition, depositions, other discovery, and physical evidence.
1) Except as otherwise designated by the parties, the record shall consist of the original documents, all exhibits that are not physical evidence, and any transcript(s) of proceedings, if any, filed in the lower tribunal, except summonses, praecipes, subpoenas, returns, notices of hearing or of taking deposition, depositions, and other discovery, and physical evidence.
But as little as we knew about praecipes, did we know any more about depositions?