But no officer on the return of any habeas corpus can inquire into the legality or justice of any judgment, decree or execution specified in Section 44-1-16 N.M. Stat. Ann..

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes 44-1-18

  • 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.