530.010 - Writ issued for what purposes.

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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.

In chapter 530 Prohibition