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DUCES TECUM LICET LANGUIDUS Definition & Legal Meaning

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(Bring with you, although sick.) In practice. An ancient writ, now obsolete, directed tothe sheriff, upon a return that he could not bring his prisoner without danger of death,he being adco languidus, (so sick;) whereupon the court granted a hahcus corpus in thenature of a duces tecum, licet languidus. Cowell; Blount


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