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" The writ of habeas corpus shall in no case 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 for an act done or omitted... "
A Treatise on Military Law and the Jurisdiction, Constitution, and Procedure ... - Page 294
by Rollin Augustus Ives - 1879 - 460 pages
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 135

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1890
...shall in no case 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 ; of is in custody for an act done or omitted in pursuance of a law of the United States, or of an...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 139

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1891
...it did not appear from the petition that petitioner was restrained of his liberty and illegally held in custody for an act done or omitted in pursuance...States, or of an order, process or decree of a court thereof, or that he was in custodv in violation of the Constitution or of a law or treaty of the United...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 139

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1891
...it did not appear from the petition that petitioner was restrained of his liberty and illegally held in custody for an act done or omitted in pursuance...States, or of an order, process or decree of a court thereof, or that he was in custody in violation of the Constitution or of a law or treaty of the United...
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Military Government and Martial Law

William Edward Birkhimer - Electronic books - 1892 - 521 pages
...shall in no case extend to a prisoner in jail unless when he is in custody under or by color of the authority of the United States ; or is committed for...court thereof ; or is in custody for an act done or committed in pursuance of a law of the United States, or of an order, process, or decree of a court...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 23

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1892
...courts and judges may issue writs of habeat eorput for the release of prisoners in custody for acts done or omitted in pursuance of a law of the United States, or of an order, process, or decree of the court or judge thereof, or in custody in violation of the constitution, laws, or treaties of the...
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Life of David S. Terry: Presenting an Authentic, Impartial and Vivid History ...

Alexander E. Wagstaff - California - 1892 - 526 pages
...into the cause 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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Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California: With Other Sketches

Stephen Johnson Field - California - 1893 - 478 pages
...753) declare that the writ of habeas cmjms shall not extend to " a prisoner in jail unless where he is in custody — for an act done or omitted in pursuance...process, or decree of a court or judge thereof, or in custody in violation of the Constitution or of a law or treaty of the United States," it was urged...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 148

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1893
...section 643 of the Revised Statutes, but under section 753, which authorizes the writ when a prisoner " is in custody for an act done or omitted in pursuance of a law of the United States." It was alleged in the petition for a mandamus, and in the brief for the petitioner, and was not denied...
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A Treatise on the Writ of Habeas Corpus: Including Jurisdiction, False ...

William Smithers Church - Electronic books - 1893 - 1025 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."4 But the appointment and removal of officers of a municipality of a state are not subjects...
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Courts and Their Jurisdiction: A Treatise on the Jurisdiction of the Courts ...

John Downey Works - Jurisdiction - 1894 - 908 pages
...limited to cases where the prisoner is confined in violation of some law or treaty of the United States, or is in custody for an act done or omitted in pursuance of a law of the United States, or under some other circumstances which will bring the case within some principle upon which the federal...
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