writ of habeas corpus

writ of habeas corpus
Date: 1762 habeas corpus

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  • writ of habeas corpus — >> habeas corpus. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

  • Writ of habeas corpus — Mit „Habeas corpus …“ (lat. wörtlich „du sollst den Körper haben“) wurden im Mittelalter in England die rechtlich nicht beschränkten königlichen Haftbefehle eingeleitet. Diese Wendung war an den Ausführenden adressiert und bedeutet: man möge die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • writ of habeas corpus — noun a writ ordering a prisoner to be brought before a judge • Syn: ↑habeas corpus • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑writ, ↑judicial writ …   Useful english dictionary

  • writ of habeas corpus — See habeas corpus …   Black's law dictionary

  • writ of habeas corpus — See habeas corpus …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • writ of habeas corpus — n. (Law) writ requiring that a prisoner be brought before a court to decide the legality of his detention; writ requiring that a person be brought into court for questioning …   English contemporary dictionary

  • writ of habeas corpus cum causa — Same as ad faciendum et recipiendum …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Habeas corpus in the United States — Habeas corpus (/ heɪbiəs kɔɹpəs/), Latin for you [should] have the body , is the name of a legal action or writ by means of which detainees can seek relief from unlawful imprisonment. The Suspension Clause of the United States Constitution… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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