2021 Georgia Code
Title 5 - Appeal and Error
Chapter 4 - Certiorari to Superior Court

Cross references.

- Exercise of judicial power, Ga. Const. 1983, Art. VI, Sec. I, Para. IV.

Procedure for appeals from decisions of superior court reviewing decisions of lower courts by certiorari, § 5-6-35.

Description of extent of authority of superior court to exercise appellate jurisdiction and to exercise general supervision over all inferior tribunals, § 15-6-8.


Includable grounds.

- For certiorari, petition must set forth all of grounds asserted as error but may include only those grounds that were insisted upon at trial or hearing. Further, when it does not appear from the record that those issues were made in the trial court, the issues can not be raised by certiorari in the superior court, or reviewed in the Court of Appeals. Willis v. Jackson, 148 Ga. App. 432, 251 S.E.2d 341 (1978).


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 14 Am. Jur. 2d, Certiorari, § 1 et seq.


- 14 C.J.S., Certiorari, § 1 et seq.


- Payment of fine, serving sentence, or discharge on habeas corpus, as waiver of right to review conviction, 18 A.L.R. 867; 74 A.L.R. 638.

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