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WHAT DOES HABEAS CORPUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?
A writ of habeas corpus is a writ that requires a person under arrest to be brought before a judge or into court. The principle of habeas corpus ensures that a prisoner can be released from unlawful detention—that is, detention lacking sufficient cause or evidence. The remedy can be sought by the prisoner or by another person coming to the prisoner's aid. This right originated in the English legal system, and is now available in many nations. It has historically been an important legal instrument safeguarding individual freedom against arbitrary state action. It has been extended to non-police authorities, as in the 1898 Queen's Bench case of Ex Parte Dorothy Hopkins, which has successfully been utilized more recently in India to liberate a woman from a madrasa. A writ of habeas corpus, also known as the "great writ", is a summons with the force of a court order; it is addressed to the custodian and demands that a prisoner be taken before the court, and that the custodian present proof of authority, allowing the court to determine whether the custodian has lawful authority to detain the prisoner.
The translations of habeas corpus from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «habeas corpus» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HABEAS CORPUS» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «habeas corpus» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «habeas corpus» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about habeas corpus
2 QUOTES WITH «HABEAS CORPUS»
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Our country is wounded and bleeding now if we don't know whether or not habeas corpus exists.
The Justices are currently considering a case, argued last month, which seeks to extend the writ of habeas corpus to al Qaeda and Taliban detainees at Guantanamo.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HABEAS CORPUS»
Discover the use of habeas corpus in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to habeas corpus and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
HabeasCorpus: From England to Empire
A revisionist history of habeas corpus the world's most revered legal device. Habeas corpus was not established to protect the rights of the individual but rather to protect the individual from abusive judges and jailers.
Paul Delaney Halliday, 2010
HabeasCorpus: Rethinking the Great Writ of Liberty
In this timely volume, Eric M. Freedman reexamines four of the Supreme Court’s most important habeas corpus rulings: one by Chief Justice John Marshall in 1807 concerning Aaron Burr’s conspiracy, two arising from the traumatic national ...
Eric M. Freedman, 2003
HabeasCorpus: Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific
Habeas Corpus provides the first book-length account of the history, law, and practice of the writ of Habeas Corpus in Australasia and the Pacific.
David J. Clark, Gerard McCoy, 2000
HabeasCorpus after 9/11: Confronting America’s New Global ...
Habeas Corpus after 9/11 examines the rise of the U.S.-run global detention system that emerged after 9/11 and the efforts to challenge it through habeas corpus (a petition to appear in court to claim unlawful imprisonment).
Jonathan Hafetz, 2011
Habeas for the Twenty-First Century: Uses, Abuses, and the ...
Yet, in recent decades, habeas has been seriously abused. In this book, Nancy J. King and Joseph L. Hoffmann argue that habeas should be exercised with greater prudence.
Nancy J. King, Joseph L. Hoffmann, 2011
Federal HabeasCorpus: Cases and Materials
Federal Habeas Corpus: Cases and Materials in its second edition includes the six years of legal development under AEDPA, takes on the thorny issues arising from the Guantanamo cases, and tackles equitable tolling.
Emily Hughes, Mary Prosser, Justin Marceau, 2010
The earliest to be electrocuted, gassed, and lethally injected; the last to be publicly hanged. In her first book, Habeas Corpus, acclaimed poet Jill McDonough gives us fifty sonnets, each about a legal execution in American history.
Jill McDonough, 2008
Federal habeas corpus as we know it is by and large a procedure under which a federal court may review the legality of an individuals incarceration.
Charles Doyle, 2006
The Body and the State: HabeasCorpus and American Jurisprudence
Traces the history of the writ of habeas corpus and its influence on federal-state relations.
Cary Federman, 2012
The Law of HabeasCorpus
This volume looks first at the historical development of the writ, tracing its growth in significance until its emergence as an item of central constitutional importance.
Judith Farbey, R.J. Sharpe, Simon Atrill, 2011
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HABEAS CORPUS»
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Jeena Roberts files motion for a new trial in intoxication …
Lawyers for Roberts in August filed a writ of habeas corpus claiming her trial attorney, Dan Cogdell, failed to provide effective counsel by not ... «LubbockOnline.com, Jul 15»
Capital murder defendant James Calvert returns to open court …
Monday, he focused on a writ of habeas corpus he submitted to the two other Smith County District Courts. The writ alleges that a person is ... «KYTX, Jul 15»