habeas corpus ad prosequendum

Definition of "habeas corpus ad prosequendum"
  1. It's a term from Latin referring to a court order that instructs a prison official to bring a prisoner to a jurisdiction where they have committed a crime for the purpose of prosecution
How to use "habeas corpus ad prosequendum" in a sentence
  1. The prison warden received a habeas corpus ad prosequendum ordering the transfer of the inmate to the county where his trial was scheduled.
  2. Without the issuance of a habeas corpus ad prosequendum, the accused could not be moved for prosecution in the area where the crime was committed.
  3. In the absence of a habeas corpus ad prosequendum, the trial for the out-of-state crime would have to be delayed until the prisoner finished serving their current sentence.

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