2005 Missouri Revised Statutes - § 530.010. — Writ issued for what purposes.

530.010. The remedy afforded by the writ of prohibition shall be granted to prevent usurpation of judicial power, and in all cases where the same is now applicable according to the principles of law.

(RSMo 1939 1773)

Prior revisions: 1929 1609; 1919 2057; 1909 2622

(1972) Preliminary writ of prohibition made absolute to prohibit judge from continuing broad protective order whereby answers to interrogatories relating to gross earnings, income tax returns and net worth of defendants in action for compensatory and punitive damages were ordered sealed until submissible case was made on issue of punitive damages, and to allow the plaintiff and his counsel of record to examine answers prior to trial. State ex rel. Kubatzky v. Holt (A.), 483 S.W.2d 799.

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