COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES (Chapters 211 through 262)
CERTAIN WRITS AND PROCEEDINGS IN SPECIAL CASES
HABEAS CORPUS AND PERSONAL LIBERTY
By whom issued
Section 2. The writ may be issued, irrespective of the county in which the person is imprisoned or restrained, by the supreme judicial or the superior court, by a probate or a district court or by a judge of any of said courts.