Mandamus, Certiorari, and Prohibition (Cases)

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Case Name Summary
R v Faber,
1987 CanLII 6849 (QC CS), 38 CCC (3d) 49 (Que. Sup. Ct.), per Boilard J
The Applicant sought to compel the attorney general to withdraw a stay of proceedings against someone charged with murder
R v Coughlan,
1969 CanLII 949 (AB QB), (1969), [1970] 3 CCC 61 (Alta. T.D.), per Riley J
The Applicant sought to compel a magistrate to issue a summons or warrant who refused to do so after a hearing. The reviewing judge refused to order the writ as it was a discretionary decision of the magistrate.