mittimus


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mittimus

(ˈmɪtɪməs)
n, pl -muses
(Law) law a warrant of commitment to prison or a command to a jailer directing him to hold someone in prison
[C15: from Latin: we send, the first word of such a command]
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So that he was about to make her mittimus to Bridewell when I departed.
Tenders are invited for provide representation to the parolee primarily through phone calls to and from the parole officer, reviewing complaints, and mittimus in reference, drafting correspondence on parolee~s behalf, conferring with the parolee, and preparing for and attending hearings in various locations.
A person who is sent to jail arrives with a mittimus from the court.