Church, William S. A Treatise of 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., 1886. lx, [ii], 702 pp. Reprinted 2003 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584772774; ISBN-10: 1584772778. Hardcover. Cover lightly soiled and bumped. Else fine. $55. * Reprint of the first edition. This comprehensive work discusses all aspects of the writ and its jurisdiction in English common law and United States federal and state courts. Includes an examination of issues of bail, foreign and interstate extradition, the return, pardon, custody, etc. and a thorough history of the writ that traces its history to the Roman Edict. Well-indexed.
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