What is In Custodia Legis?

Legal Definition
In the custody of the law. In general, when things are in custodia legis, they cannot be distrained, nor otherwise interfered with by a private person.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
In the custody of the law; under the control of the court. See 31 Neb. 811, 28 Am. St. Rep. 539, 48 N. W. 818.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
In the custody or keeping of the law. 2 Steph. Comm. 74.
-- Black's Law Dictionary