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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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A Digest of the International Law of the United States: Taken from ..., Volume 1

Francis Wharton - International law - 1887 - 872 pages
...extend toa 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 for au act done or omitted in pursuance of ĦĦ law of the United States, or of an order, process, or decree...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ... and Rules ...

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1888 - 864 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...Constitution or of a law or treaty of the United States." To bring the present case within the terms of this section it is contended that the detention of the...
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Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the United States, Book 32

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1889 - 1172 pages
...unless where he is in custody under or by color of the authority of the United States, or iscommitted for trial before some court thereof; or is in custody...Constitution or of a law or treaty of the United States." To bring the present case within the terms of this section it is contended that the detention of the...
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The Green Bag, Volume 15

Law - 1903 - 658 pages
...meaning of this phrase [that a party seeking the benefit of the writ of habeas corpus must show that he .is 'in custody for an act done or omitted in pursuance...constitution or of a law or treaty of the United States.' US Rev. Stat., Sec. 753.] It would be a great reproach to the system of government of the United States,...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 5

Law reports, digests, etc - 1889 - 952 pages
...limitations, among which is "that the writ shall not extend to a prisoner in jail, . . . unless he is in custody for an act done or omitted in pursuance...States or of an order, process, or decree of a court thereof, or in custody in violation of the Constitution, or of a law "or treaty of the United States,"...
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The American Law Register, Volume 37

Electronic journals - 1889 - 878 pages
...writ of habeas corpus, the Federal Courts have jurisdiction todischarge a petitioner, when found to be in custody for an act done, or omitted, in pursuance of a law of the United States, no matter from whom, or under what authority, the process may have issued under which he is held. 585....
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, Volume 9

John Houston Merrill, Thomas Johnson Michie, Charles Frederic Williams, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1889 - 996 pages
...to be elected, they may be discharged on habeas corpus as being restrained of their liberty, etc., " for an act done or omitted in pursuance of a law of the United States, or an order, process or decree of a court or judge thereof." Electoral College, i Hughes (US) 571; §753...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court, Volume 135

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Courts - 1890 - 806 pages
...sued out, we find that the clause relied on is that which makes the writ applicable where the person " is in custody for an act done or omitted in pursuance of a law of the United States." The question then arises, What sort of law ? What does the expression import ? Is it not plain that...
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The American Law Register, Volume 29; Volume 38

Electronic journals - 1890 - 986 pages
...that the party seeking the benefit of the writ of habeas corpus must, in this connection, show that he is " in custody for an act done or omitted in pursuance of a law of the United States," makes it necessary that upon this occasion it should be shown that the act for which Neagle is imprisoned...
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United States Reports: ... and Rules Announced at ...

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1890 - 800 pages
...that the party seeking the benefit of the writ of Jtabeaa corpus must in this connection show that he is " in custody for an act done or omitted in pursuance of a law of the United States," makes it necessary that upon this occasion it should be shown that the act for whfch Neagle is imprisoned...
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