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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... "
Military Laws of the United States (Army) - Page 550
by United States - 1930
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of the ..., Volume 1

United States. Circuit Court (1st Circuit), John Gallison - Law reports, digests, etc - 1815
...20, sec. 14, is confined to cases, where the party is in custody under colour of process under the authority of the United States, or is committed for trial before some court of the United States, or is necessary to be brought into court to testify. It does not extend to cases...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme ..., Volume 5; Volume 46

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1847
...789, chap. 20, 14, is confined to cases where the party is in custody under color of process under authority of the United States, or is committed for trial before some court of the United States, or is necessary to be brought into court to testify." NB The party in this case...
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A Full and Arranged Digest of the Decisions in Common Law, Equity ..., Volume 2

Richard Peters - Law reports, digests, etc - 1860
...judiciary act of 1789, is restricted to cases where the prisoner is confined under or by colour of the authority of the United States, or is committed for trial before some court of the United States, or is necessary to be brought in to testify. Ex parte Cabrera, 1 Wash. CCR 232....
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 40

Law - 1890
...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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Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States, Volume 8

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1870
...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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Compilation of Navy and Other Laws from the Revised Statutes and Statutes at ...

United States - Naval law - 1875 - 374 pages
...corpus-wheu pristhority of the United States, or is committed for trial before some court onel la ш Jal ' thereof; or is in custody for an act done or omitted...in custody in violation of the Constitution or of a law or treaty of the United States; or, being a subject or citizen of a foreign state, and domiciled...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 12

Law - 1875
...case extend to a prisoner in jail, unless where he is in custody under or by color of the anthority of the United States, or is committed for trial before some court thereof." Such was the provision of the statute of 1789, and it would clearly exclnde such cases as the last...
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The American Law Register, Volume 15

Law - 1876
...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 - Electronic books - 1876 - 670 pages
...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 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
...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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