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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.

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.

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capias

Definition of capias. : an arrest warrant. NEW! Time Traveler. First Known Use: 15th century. See Words from the same year ...

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 arrest and detain an individual for the purpose of guaranteeing.

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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 ...

definitions.uslegal.com/c/capias-ad-respondendum

Capias ad respondendum is a Latin phrase which means “that you take to answer.” It is a writ issued by a court commanding the sheriff or other appropriate  ...

www.yourdictionary.com/capias

Law a writ issued by a court directing an officer to arrest the person named. Origin of capias. Middle English from Medieval Latin from L, 2d person; personal  ...