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HABEAS CORPORA JURATORUM Definition & Legal Meaning

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A writ commanding the sheriff to bring up the persons of jurors, and. if need were, todistrain them of their lands and goods, in order to insure or compel their attendance incourt on the day of trial of a cause. It issued from the Common Pleas, and served thesame purpose as a distringas juratorcs in the King’s Bench. It was abolished by the C.L. P. Act, 1852,


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