habeas corpus

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Synonyms for habeas corpus

a writ ordering a prisoner to be brought before a judge

the civil right to obtain a writ of habeas corpus as protection against illegal imprisonment

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The American Bar Association and Federal Habeas Corpus: The ABA's Proposed Moratorium on the Death Penalty.
(28) Within a month of the detainees' arrival at Guantanamo Bay, and without their knowledge, a group of lawyers filed the first Guantanamo detainee habeas corpus action on their behalf.
"Iyong writ of habeas corpus naman, iyong Konstitusyon very clear ditomayroon lang mga circumstances kung saan puwede niyang ideklara.
According to Robredo, who is a lawyer herself, the Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines clearly indicates the circumstances when a state should declare the suspension of writ of habeas corpus.
They claimed that the extension of martial law and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus have resulted to the continued impunity against lumad schools.
"Whether the Constitution limits the number of extensions and the duration for which Congress can extend the proclamation of martial law and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus.
Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi observed that the habeas corpus petition stood infructuous in the presence of the government notification.
Where state criminal procedure required offender to present ineffective-assistance-of-counsel claims in post-conviction proceedings, failure of post-conviction counsel to effectively pursue such claim constituted extraordinary circumstances giving federal courts cause to consider merits of claim of ineffective assistance of penalty-phase counsel under habeas corpus petition.
A writ of habeas corpus is used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine if the person's imprisonment or detention is lawful.
Jusqu'a recemment, ceux-ci se voyaient refuser le droit de demander leur liberation par voie d'habeas corpus. Cette negation de l'un des droits les plus profondement enracines en common law et en vertu de la Charte canadienne des droits et libertes etait justifiee par la proposition selon laquelle le regime de detention en matiere d'immigration est << distinct, mais equivalent >>, de sorte que Y habeas corpus ne serait pas necessaire.
According to Jude Villero, Eastern Samar DILG Provincial Director, Cuy said that Martial Law does not suspend the operation of the Philippine Constitution, nor supplant the functioning of the civil courts or legislative assemblies even if the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus has already been suspended over the entire Mindanao region.
Habeas corpus affords us freedoms that corpus juris doesn't which deprives its citizens of their liberty.
The Stratton Players' "Habeas Corpus'' follows a group of characters caught in a variety of comedic Catch-22s brought on by the rules of life, love and desire.
Partimos da premissa de que o Habeas Corpus, em hipotese alguma, tem a natureza de recurso, consoante assente, de ha muito, pela doutrina.
The Power of Habeas Corpus in America: From the King's Prerogative to the War on Terror is a scholarly, academic study of one of the most crucial and fundamental American rights - a guarantee against unlawful detention, the right that a person under arrest must be brought before a judge or into court, or released if there is insufficient cause to be detained.