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AD RESPONDENDUM Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

For answering ; to make answer; words used in certain writs employed for bringing a person before the court to make answer in defense in a proceeding. Thus there is a capias ad respondendum, q. v.; also a habeas corpus ad respondendum.


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