28 U.S. Code Chapter 153 - HABEAS CORPUS

Sec. 2241. Power to grant writ. 2242. Application. 2243. Issuance of writ; return; hearing; decision. 2244. Finality of determination. 2245. Certificate of trial judge admissible in evidence. 2246. Evidence; depositions; affidavits. 2247. Documentary evidence. 2248. Return or answer; conclusiveness. 2249. Certified copies of indictment, plea and judgment; duty of respondent. 2250. Indigent petitioner entitled to documents without cost. 2251. Stay of State court proceedings. 2252. Notice. 2253. Appeal. 2254. State custody; remedies in Federal courts. 2255. Federal custody; remedies on motion attacking sentence. [2256. Omitted.]
Senate Revision Amendment

Chapter catchline was changed by Senate amendment. See 80th Congress Senate Report No. 1559.

1978—Pub. L. 95–598, title II, § 250(b),Nov. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 2672, directed the addition of item 2256 “Habeas corpus from bankruptcy courts”, which amendment did not become effective pursuant to section 402(b) ofPub. L. 95–598, as amended, set out as an Effective Date note preceding section 101 of Title 11, Bankruptcy.
1966—Pub. L. 89–711, § 3,Nov. 2, 1966, 80 Stat. 1106, substituted “Federal courts” for “State Courts” in item 2254.

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