arrest warrant

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Synonyms for arrest warrant

a warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to apprehend an offender and bring that person to court

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After his appearance last week, he returned with a mittimus that listed his start date as Nov.
44) The court held that the term "confinement" does not pertain to being confined to one's home and refused to correct mittimus for the defendant who had spent nearly three years on electronic home monitoring awaiting trial.
A former state prison inmate brought a [section] 1983 action against attorneys employed by a county public defender's office, alleging that the attorneys' respective failure to notice and correct a mittimus error had resulted in the inmate's incarceration for an extra three months, asserting violations of due process, equal protection, and the Eighth Amendment's prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.
Ad familiaria uero negocia et ad custodiam rerum nostrarum mittimus in domos nostras probatas tam etate quam uita et moniales et conuersas.
false imprisonment pursuant to a mittimus from a court, false arrest, malicious prosecution, intentional trespass, abuse of process, libel, slander, deceit, interference with contract rights, infliction of mental anguish, invasion of right of privacy or civil rights