Unlawfully Recommitting a Person Discharged upon Writ of Deliverance
What does the Law say?
Title 21 Section 834
Every person who, either solely or as a member of a court, in the execution of a judgment, order or process, knowingly recommits, imprisons or restrains of his liberty, for the same cause, any person who has been discharged from imprisonment upon a writ of deliverance, is guilty of a misdemeanor; and, in addition to the punishment prescribed therefor, he forfeits to the party aggrieved One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), to be recovered in a civil action.
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