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ca·pi·as
[key-pee-uhs, kap-ee-]
NOUN [LAW.]
1.
a writ commanding an officer to take a specified person into custody.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capias_ad_respondendum

In the common law legal systems, capias ad respondendum is or was a writ issued by a court to the sheriff of a particular county to bring the defendant, having ...

legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Capias

Capias. [Latin, That you take.] The name for several different kinds of writs, or court orders, all of which require an officer to take the defendant into custody.

thelawdictionary.org/article/what-is-a-capias-warrant

In the common law system of the United States, a capias warrant is essentially an order to ... Written by J. Hirby and Fact Checked by The Law Dictionary Staff.

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capias

Define capias: an arrest warrant. ... Learn More about capias. Britannica English: Translation of capias for Arabic speakers ...

legaldictionary.net/capias

Capias defined and explained with examples. Capias is a warrant issued when a criminal defendant fails to appear in court for a scheduled hearing.

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Capias definition, a writ commanding an officer to take a specified person into custody. See more.

definitions.uslegal.com/c/capias

A capias is a warrant or order for arrest of a person, typically issued by the judge or magistrate in a case. A capias may be issued in different forms. A capias is ...

legalbeagle.com/5499090-capias-warrant.html

Courts order capias warrants to compel someone to do something. Sometimes called bench warrants, they're usually issued for a person who owes money ...