ad respondendum


ad respondendum
/aed raspondendam/ For answering; to make answer. Words used in certain writs employed for bringing a person before the court to make answer in defense in a proceeding, as in habeas corpus ad respondendum and capias ad respondendum, q.v.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Capias ad respondendum — In the common law legal systems, capias ad respondendum (Latin: that you take to hear the judgment ) is or was a writ issued by a court to bring the defendant, having failed to appear, to hear the judgment to be imposed.In the United States, this …   Wikipedia

  • ad respondendum — To answer. See capias ad respondendum; habeas corpus ad respondendum …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • capias ad respondendum — ca·pi·as ad re·spon·den·dum / kā pē əs ad ˌrē spän den dəm, kä pē ˌäs äd ˌrā spȯn den du̇m/ or capias n [Medieval Latin, you may seize (the person) to (make him/her) answer the charge]: a writ or process commanding an officer to place a person… …   Law dictionary

  • capias ad respondendum — /keypiyas aed respondendsm/ A judicial writ (usually simply termed a capias, and commonly abbreviated to ca. resp.) by which actions at law were frequently commenced; and which commands the sheriff to take the defendant, and him safely keep, so… …   Black's law dictionary

  • habeas corpus ad respondendum — /heybiyas korpas aed respondendam/ A writ which is usually employed in civil cases to remove a person out of the custody of one court into that of another, in order that he may be sued and answer the action in the latter …   Black's law dictionary

  • quisquis praesumitur bonus; et semper in dubiis pro reo respondendum — /kwiskwis praz(y)uwmatar bownas; et sempar in d(y)uwbiyas prow riyow raspondendam/ Every one is presumed good; and in doubtful cases the resolution should be ever for the accused …   Black's law dictionary

  • quotiens dubia interpretatio libertatis est, secundum libertatem respondendum erit — /kwowsh(iy)enz d(y)iiwbiya intarprateysh(iy)ow libarteytas est, sakandam libarteytam respondendam ehrat/ Whenever there is a doubt between liberty and slavery, the decision must be in favor of liberty …   Black's law dictionary

  • quoties dubia interpretatio libertatis est, secundum libertatem respondendum erit — /kwowshiy(iy)z d(y)uwbiya intarprateysh(iy)ow libarteytas est, sakandam libarteytam respondendam est/ Whenever the interpretation of liberty is doubtful, the answer should be on the side of liberty …   Black's law dictionary

  • venire facias ad respondendum — /vanayriy feysh(iy)as zed respondendam/ A writ to summon a person, against whom an indictment for a misdemeanor has been found, to appear and be arraigned for the offense. A warrant is now more commonly used …   Black's law dictionary

  • capias ad respondendum — A writ directing the arrest of the defendant in a civil action and his production in court on a day certain. 5 Am J2d Arr § 52 …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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