Church, William S. A Treatise on the Writ of Habeas Corpus including Jurisdiction, False Imprisonment, Writ of Error, Extradition, Mandamus, Certiorari, Judgments, etc. with Practice and Forms. San Francisco: Bancroft-Whitney Co., 1893. xxviii, 1025 pp. Reprint. [Holmes Beach]: Gaunt, Inc., 1997. Cloth. New. $225. * Reprint of the second edition. This comprehensive work discusses all aspects of the writ and its jurisdiction in English common law and United States federal and state courts. It includes an examination of issues of bail, foreign and interstate extradition, the return, pardon, custody and other topics and a thorough history of the writ that traces its history to the Roman Edict.
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