Homine replegiando

HOMINE REPLEGIANDO. When a man is unlawfully in custody, he may be restored to his liberty by writ de homine replegiando, upon giving bail; or by a writ of habeas, corpus, which is the more usual remedy. Vide Writ de homine replegiando.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Gerry, the ASPCA lawyer, swooped in armed with a petition for a writ of homine replegiando, (33) an old English device for freeing a person from the custody of another.
(34.) See Homine replegiando, BLACK'S LAW DICTIONARY (10th ed.