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Compilation of Laws Relating to the Navy, Marine Corps, Etc: From the ... - Page 231
by United States - 1883 - 401 pages
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 5

United States. Supreme Court, William Cranch - Law reports, digests, etc - 1812 - 408 pages
...mistaken its proper course. Wherever the only ground of jurisdiction is a question upon the construction of the constitution, or of a law, or treaty of the United States, the only remedy is by writ of error from this court to the highUS est state tribunal having cognisance...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 40

Law - 1890 - 542 pages
...into the canse of the imprisonment of the petitioner, and if, upon such inquiry, he is found to be " in custody for an act done or omitted in pursuance of a law of the United States," then he is in custody in violation of the Constitution and laws of the United States, and he is entitled...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 24

Law - 1881 - 572 pages
.../lubrtM cor/iiiti from the courts and judges of the L'nited Slates was extended to jiersons in castody, in violation of the Constitution, or of a law or treaty of the United States. II. S., 753. The law of the United States was. and is, tbut the relator should be tried by the courts...
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Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 8; Volume 75

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1870 - 738 pages
...the writ was extended to prisoners confined under any authority, whether State or National, for any act done or omitted in pursuance of a law of the United States, or of any order, process, or decree of any judge or court of the United States; and by an act of 1842,J to...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 24

Law - 1881 - 572 pages
...habeax corpus from the courts and judges of the United States was extended to persons in custody, iu violation of the Constitution, or of a law or treaty of the United States. RS, 753. The law of the United States was, and is, that the relntor should be tried by the courts...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 12

Law - 1875 - 462 pages
...nullification, which forms a clanse in the Revised Statutes in these words, after the words already qnoted, " or is in custody for an act done or omitted in pursuance...States, or of an order, process or decree of a court or jndge thereof." " And, in more recent times," says Jndge B., "it has been extended to all persons in...
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The American Law Register, Volume 15

Law - 1876 - 816 pages
...Statutes, " the writ of habeas corpus shall in no case extend to a prisoner in jail, unless whero he is in custody * * * for an act done or omitted, in...order, process or decree of a court or judge thereof." Although the words used are those of exclusion, there is no doubt of the power of this court to issue...
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A Treatise on the Right of Personal Liberty: And on the Writ of Habeas ...

Rollin Carlos Hurd - Extradition - 1876 - 720 pages
...extend to a prisoner in jail, unless where he is in custody under or by color of the authority of the United States, or is committed for trial before some court thereof ; or is in custody in violation of the Constitution or of a law or treaty of the United States ; or being a subject or...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Circuit Courts of the United ..., Volume 1

United States. Circuit Court (4th Circuit) - Admiralty - 1877 - 684 pages
...jurisdiction to release- him from his imprisonment. He must be in custody in the language of the statute for an act done or omitted, in pursuance of a law of the United States, or in custody in violation of the Constitution of the United States, and the question therefore presents...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 17

Law - 1878 - 560 pages
...writ shall extend to no person in jail, with a series of exceptions, one of which is that the party "is in custody in violation of the Constitution or of a law or a treaty of the United States." This provision would seem to cover the case of a person extradited...
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