[APG Public List] capias ad expondendum

JG Russell family at jgrussell.com
Sun Aug 8 18:42:30 MDT 2010


At 02:00 PM 8/8/2010, Mary Douglass <mdoug_hm at yahoo.com> wrote:
>I found this term in a court record and its definition was not in my 
>7th edition
>of?Black's?Law Dictionary.? Capias means "that you take,"?but what 
>does the rest
>mean?

Depending on the context, it's either an order to show cause or an 
order of attachment for a witness. Either would be appropriate as a capias.

-- Judy 



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