2012 US Code
Title 28 - Judiciary and Judicial Procedure
Part VI - PARTICULAR PROCEEDINGS (§§ 2201 - 4105)
Chapter 153 - HABEAS CORPUS (§§ 2241 - 2256)
Section 2247 - Documentary evidence

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
PART VI - PARTICULAR PROCEEDINGS
CHAPTER 153 - HABEAS CORPUS
Sec. 2247 - Documentary evidence
Containssection 2247
Date2012
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 15, 2013
Positive LawYes
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditJune 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 966.
Statutes at Large Reference62 Stat. 966
Congressional Bill ReferenceUnknown Value4232 79th Congress

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HABEAS CORPUS - 28 U.S.C. § 2247 (2012)
§2247. Documentary evidence

On application for a writ of habeas corpus documentary evidence, transcripts of proceedings upon arraignment, plea and sentence and a transcript of the oral testimony introduced on any previous similar application by or in behalf of the same petitioner, shall be admissible in evidence.

(June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 966.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Derived from H.R. 4232, Seventy-ninth Congress, first session. It is declaratory of existing law and practice.

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