12.75.010 Persons entitled to prosecute writ
12.75.020 Persons not entitled to prosecute writ
12.75.030 Offense not bailable
12.75.040 Production of body
12.75.050 Hearing without production of person
12.75.060 Proceedings on disobedience of writ
12.75.070 Precept to peace officer
12.75.080 Discharge of party
12.75.090 Remand of party legally detained
12.75.100 Remedy of person in custody by virtue of civil process
12.75.110 Limitation on scope of court’s inquiry
12.75.120 Proceedings where commitment irregular
12.75.130 Custody of party pending judgment
12.75.140 Admission to bail
12.75.150 Effect of admitting to bail
12.75.160 Enforcing judgment of discharge
12.75.170 Discharge as bar to subsequent restraint
12.75.180 Grounds for warrant in lieu of writ
12.75.190 Warrant may include command for arrest of defendant
12.75.200 Warrant in lieu of writ
12.75.210 Proceedings as to person having party in custody
12.75.220 Penalty for refusing to deliver copy of or obey authority to detain party
12.75.230 Appeal

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes > Chapter 75

  • action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • peace officer: means

    (A) an officer of the state troopers. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060

  • person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, organization, business trust, or society, as well as a natural person. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • property: includes real and personal property. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • writing: includes printing. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060