Upon a venire facias upon an issue joined, the sheriff returns 12 jurors only according to the words of the writ; where he ought to have returned 24 according to constant usage, for speeding: the trial in case of challenge, death, sickness, or delay of the tales ; the sheriff shall be amerced for this return. So in a praecipe quod reddat, if he returns that the tenant has restored the land to the demandant . So in debt, that the defendant has paid the debt to the plaintiff. So on a distringas jurutores, that distrinxit illos per omnes exitus; without mentioning how much upon every one. All these are bad returns ; and the sheriff shall be amerced for such returns. So upon an habeas corpora against the jurors, that he has attacthed the jurors,without saying and habeo corpora, and.
 EngR 268, (1220-1623) Jenk 172, (1220) 145 ER 112 (E)
Torts – Other
Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.461180