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Criminal Practice  –  Immigration Agreements – Habeas Corpus – Subject Matter Jurisdiction (access required)

  The state trial court had jurisdiction to determine whether it had the authority to act on an application for a writ of habeas corpus. Nevertheless, the application itself revealed that the petitioners were being held on the basis of an immigration-related arrest warrant or detainer based on an agreement between the state custodian (the sheriff) ...

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