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Confederate States District Court. --The business of this court yesterday was opened by the rendition of Judge Halyburton's decision in the habeas corpus case of Robert F. Hobbs, who sues out for exemption from military service on the ground that he is a Marylander and has been exiled from his home in consequence of sentiments entertained by him adverse to the prosecution of the war by the United States Government. Judge Halyburton sustained the grounds which were argued by the petitioner's counsel, General Humphrey Marshall, and discharged him from custody. He took the position that in all cases in history where persons were exiled from home on accith the nation from which they had fled; and the application of Mr. Hobbs being based upon this ground, he had no other recourse than to set him at liberty. Judge Halyburton's decision was made orally, and occupied only a few minutes in its delivery. It is a very important one, from the fact that it will effect the status of all