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What does WOM stand for?

WOM stands for Writ of Mandamus (court order)

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  • Military and Government

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Among them were the availability of other remedies, such as a lawsuit; shortcomings on various legal procedures; and seeking a remedy that isn't allowed under a writ of mandamus.
COURT'S OPINION: The Court of Appeals of Texas conditionally granted the writ of mandamus, ordering that such writ issue only if the trial court failed to withdraw its order compelling production and conducting a new, in camera, inspection, taking care to ensure any production of documents "is no broader than necessary, considering the competing interests at stake.
24) Since the Bua decision, the supreme court has usually declined to issue the writ of mandamus but has occasionally granted essentially the same relief in exercising its supervisory power over lower courts.