Coram Vobis Law and Legal Definition

Coram vobis is a Latin term which means before you or in your presence. A writ of error coram vobis is a writ of error sent by an appellate court to a trial court for correction of the trial court’s error of fact.

It is essentially the same as a writ of coram nobis. The only distinction between the writ of coram vobis and coram nobis is that where the writ is directed by the reviewing court to another arm of the same court, it is called coram nobis, while if it is directed by the reviewing to the trial court it is called coram vobis.