Texas Code of Criminal Procedure

Art. Art. 11.23
Scope of Writ

The writ of habeas corpus is intended to be applicable to all such cases of confinement and restraint, where there is no lawful right in the person exercising the power, or where, though the power in fact exists, it is exercised in a manner or degree not sanctioned by law.
Acts 1965, 59th Leg., vol. 2, p. 317, ch. 722.

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