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n. Law
1. The withholding of property from its rightful owner.
2. The holding of a person in custody, especially under a writ authorizing continued custody for the purposes of making the person available to other authorities to answer other charges.


1. (Law) the wrongful withholding of the property of another person
2. (Law)
a. the detention of a person in custody
b. a writ authorizing the further detention of a person already in custody
[C17: from Anglo-French detener (n), from detener to detain]


(dɪˈteɪ nər)

1. a writ for the further detention of a person already in custody.
2. the wrongful withholding of what belongs to another.
[1610–20; < Anglo-French detener (n. use of infinitive), variant of Old French detenir]
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Nobody else went to the expense of lodging a detainer, trusting to our holding him fast enough, I warrant you.
I still look round, from time to time, sir,' said Mr Rugg, cheerfully, 'to see whether any lingering Detainers are accumulating at the gate.
Fred was one of the founders of the Council of State Governments and played an important part in initiating and drafting a large number of interstate compacts, including: the Atlantic State Marine Fisheries Compact (1941), the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Compact (1946), the Interstate Civil Defense Compact (1950), the Tennessee River Basin Pollution Abatement Compact (1957), the Great Lakes Basin Compact (1957), and the Detainer Compact (1957).
He also represents clients in landlord/tenant litigation, including commercial lease disputes and unlawful detainer actions.
Despite the immigration detainer ICE lodged on Pena, he was released from jail.
But a panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans ruled the detainer provision could stand until an ultimate determination is made on the merits of the case.
com/real-housewives-joe-giudice-prison-transfer-teresa/) The Blast , the 45-year-old patriarch was the one who made the transfer request, but it was denied "as a result of a detainer placed by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
A: Forcible entry and unlawful detainer are two distinct causes of action defined in Section 1, Rule 70 of the Rules of Court.
The confrontation unfolded when a deputy arrived at the Haig Street home - located east of Highway 99 and north of Roosevelt Boulevard in northwest Eugene - to serve Foss with a "forcible entry detainer," or eviction notice, sheriff's Capt.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials confirmed ICE has lifted its detainer on Aguirre, meaning his removal from the U.
In its 2013 decision, the CA ruled that both the MCTC and the RTC have no jurisdiction to rule on the unlawful detainer case filed by the Marcos estate since the issue has already been brought before the Sandiganbayan.
There is also a standard detainer form (Form I-247) that allows ICE to indicate that it has taken actions that could lead to the alien's removal, and request that another agency take actions that could facilitate removal (e.