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William Corrigan, attorney for Sam Sheppard, contends at a hearing that his client was "illegally arrested." Judge Merrick listens to the oral arguments, then quotes a 1941 law. The Judge refuses the writ, then orders Dr. Sam to be remanded back into the custody of the Sheriff.
Cleveland Plain Dealer, "54/08/03 Corrigan Moves To Speed Appeal" (1954). All Articles. 152.