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CHAPTER 21-27

HABEAS CORPUS

21-27-1      Right of person detained or imprisoned to apply for writ.
21-27-1.1      Penal institution disciplinary sanctions--Writ not available remedy.
21-27-2      Inquiry into delay in bringing criminal prosecution to trial--Powers of court on return of writ.
21-27-3      Contents of application for writ--Documentary authority for commitment attached--Identification of prior applications.
21-27-3.1      Time for application.
21-27-3.2      Repealed.
21-27-3.3      Two-year statute of limitation.
21-27-4      Counsel appointed for indigent applicant--Counsel fees--Ineffective assistance of counsel.
21-27-5      Writ awarded unless application shows no right to relief.
21-27-5.1      Second or subsequent application for writ--Leave to file--Dismissal.
21-27-6      Forfeiture by judge for refusal or delay in issuing writ--Liability for damages unimpaired.
21-27-7      Writ used to produce prisoners for testimony in criminal proceedings.
21-27-8      Signature and direction of writ--Endorsement by Habeas Corpus Act.
21-27-9      Repealed.
21-27-9.1      Server of writ--Eligibility--Powers--Liability--Manner of service--Persons served.
21-27-9.2      Production of applicant--Payment of expenses--Applicant in state hospital or penitentiary.
21-27-9.3      Return to writ--Time for filing--Content.
21-27-10      Contempt and forfeiture by sheriff or jailer for failure to return writ and produce applicant--Liability for damages unaffected.
21-27-11      Transfer or concealment of applicant to avoid writ as felony.
21-27-12      Day set for hearing of cause.
21-27-13      Denials and new allegations in applicant's answer to return of writ--Amendment of return and suggestions against return.
21-27-14      Hearing and disposition of cause by judge.
21-27-14.1      Judge to hear application.
21-27-15      Judgment not inquired into on writ.
21-27-16      Causes for discharge of applicant committed on judicial process.
21-27-16.1      Repealed.
21-27-17      New commitment in criminal case to remedy defects in previous commitment--Admission of applicant to bail.
21-27-18      Admission to bail of applicant in custody under judicial process.
21-27-18.1      Review by Supreme Court--Certificate of probable cause required--Motion for issuance of certificate--Appeal.
21-27-19      Admission to bail on grant of writ.
21-27-20      Supreme Court order required for admission to bail pending application for writ or pending appellate review.
21-27-21      Remand to custody or admission to bail pending review of order discharging writ.
21-27-22      Bail without surety pending review of order discharging prisoner.
21-27-23      Admission to bail by Supreme Court pending review.
21-27-24      Terms of bond given on admission to bail--Surety.
21-27-25      Order for temporary custody of person not held under judicial process--Security required of person granted custody.


21-27-26      Order remanding applicant to custody--Conclusive on second application for writ.
21-27-27      Discharge on second writ unlawful where crime charged--Admission to bail or remand to custody.
21-27-28      Second imprisonment on same cause prohibited after discharge on writ--Circumstances justifying second imprisonment.
21-27-29      Forfeiture for new arrest or detention after discharge on writ--Liability for damages unaffected.


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