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Habeas corpus is a recourse in law through which a person can report an unlawful detention or imprisonment to a court and request that the court order the  ...

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OVERVIEW: Latin for "that you have the body." In the US system, federal courts can use the writ of habeas corpus to determine if a state's detention of a prisoner  ...

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A petition for a writ of habeas corpus is filed by or on behalf of a person in “ custody,” a concept which has been expanded so much that it is no longer restricted ...

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The writ of habeas corpus, often shortened to habeas corpus, is the requirement ... Attested as an English legal borrowing by the 1460s, habeas corpus literally ...

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Habeas corpus is a procedure for challenging why a person has been imprisoned. To learn more, see FindLaw's section on Criminal Procedure.

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Apr 30, 2019 ... Habeas corpus, an ancient common-law writ, issued by a court or judge directing one who holds another in custody to produce the body of the ...

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Oct 17, 2007 ... Habeas corpus, or the Great Writ, is the legal procedure that keeps the government from holding you indefinitely without showing cause.

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Criminal defendants who think they've been wrongfully convicted of a crime have a number of options: appeals, writs, and habeas corpus.

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Writ of Habeas Corpus which literally means "you have the body" is a judicial mandate to a prison official ordering that an inmate be brought to the court.