2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 782. Habeas corpus.
782.38 Reimprisoning party discharged.
782.38 Reimprisoning party discharged. Any person who shall recommit, imprison or restrain of liberty or cause to be recommitted, imprisoned or restrained of liberty for the same cause except as provided in s. 782.32, any person discharged by a final order upon a writ of habeas corpus or who shall knowingly assist or aid therein, shall be liable to the prisoner in the sum of $1,250 damages, and shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and be punished as provided by s. 782.39.