habeas corpus ad subjiciendum
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, you should have the body for submitting Date: 1768 a writ for inquiring into the lawfulness of the restraint of a person who is imprisoned or detained in another's custody

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  • habeas corpus ad subjiciendum — see habeas corpus Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. habeas corpus ad subjiciendum …   Law dictionary

  • habeas corpus ad subjiciendum — /heybiyas korpas aed sabjis(h)iyendam/ A writ directed to the person detaining another, and commanding him to produce the body of the prisoner, or person detained. This is the most common form of habeas corpus writ, the purpose of which is to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • habeas corpus ad subjiciendum — /heybiyas korpas aed sabjis(h)iyendam/ A writ directed to the person detaining another, and commanding him to produce the body of the prisoner, or person detained. This is the most common form of habeas corpus writ, the purpose of which is to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • habeas corpus ad subjiciendum — The ordinary writ of habeas corpus. See habeas corpus …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • habeas corpus ad subjiciendum — (ˌ)səbˌjisēˈendəm noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, you should have the body for submitting : a writ for inquiring into the lawfulness of the restraint of a person who is imprisoned or detained in another s custody …   Useful english dictionary

  • HABEAS CORPUS — La procédure par laquelle un juge ou une cour de justice enjoint au garde d’un individu détenu ou incarcéré d’avoir à présenter corporellement cette personne aux fins de décider de la légalité de la détention est aussi ancienne que la common law… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • habeas corpus — habeas cor·pus / kȯr pəs, ˌpu̇s/ n [Medieval Latin, literally, you should have the body (the opening words of the writ)]: any of several writs originating at common law that are issued to bring a party before the court; esp: habeas corpus ad… …   Law dictionary

  • Habeas Corpus — L’ordonnance, bref ou mandat d habeas corpus (en anglais writ of habeas corpus), plus exactement habeas corpus ad subjiciendum et recipiendum, énonce une liberté fondamentale, celle de ne pas être emprisonné sans jugement. En vertu de cette loi,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • habeas corpus — [ad΄ sub jis΄ē en′dəmhā΄bē əs kôr′pəs] n. [ME < L, (that) you have the body] Law any of various writs ordering a person to be brought before a court; specif., a writ requiring that a detained person be brought before a court to decide the… …   English World dictionary

  • habeas corpus — writ requiring a person to be brought before a court, mid 15c., Latin, lit. (you should) have the person, in phrase habeas corpus ad subjiciendum produce or have the person to be subjected to (examination), opening words of writs in 14c. Anglo… …   Etymology dictionary

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