2012 US Code
Title 28 - Judiciary and Judicial Procedure
Part VI - PARTICULAR PROCEEDINGS (§§ 2201 - 4105)
Chapter 153 - HABEAS CORPUS (§§ 2241 - 2256)
Section 2246 - Evidence; depositions; affidavits
|Publication Title||United States Code, 2012 Edition, Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE|
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|Contained Within||Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE |
PART VI - PARTICULAR PROCEEDINGS
CHAPTER 153 - HABEAS CORPUS
Sec. 2246 - Evidence; depositions; affidavits
|Laws in Effect as of Date||January 15, 2013|
|Source Credit||June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 966.|
|Statutes at Large Reference||62 Stat. 966|
On application for a writ of habeas corpus, evidence may be taken orally or by deposition, or, in the discretion of the judge, by affidavit. If affidavits are admitted any party shall have the right to propound written interrogatories to the affiants, or to file answering affidavits.
(June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 966.)Historical and Revision Notes
This section is derived from H.R. 4232 introduced in the first session of the Seventy-ninth Congress by Chairman Sumners of the House Committee on the Judiciary. It clarifies existing practice without substantial change.
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