• Habeas corpus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Habeas_corpus Habeas corpus (/ ˈ h eɪ b i ə s ˈ k ɔːr p ə s /; Medieval Latin translating roughly to "You should have the body" [1]) is a recourse in law whereby a person ...
  • Habeas Corpus Defined and Explained - 'Lectric Law Library

    www.lectlaw.com/def/h001.htm Habeas Corpus. Lat. "you have the body" Prisoners often seek release by filing a petition for a writ of habeas corpus. A writ of habeas corpus is a judicial mandate ...
  • Habeas corpus legal definition of habeas corpus

    legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Habeas+corpus Habeas Corpus [Latin, You have the body.] A writ (court order) that commands an individual or a government official who has restrained another to produce the prisoner ...
    • Habeas-corpus | Define Habeas-corpus at Dictionary.com

      dictionary.reference.com/browse/habeas-corpus habeas corpus [(hay-bee-uhs kawr-puhs)] A legal term meaning that an accused person must be presented physically before the court with a statement demonstrating ...
    • Habeas Corpus - Merriam-Webster

      www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/habeas%20corpus 1: any of several common-law writs issued to bring a party before a court or judge; especially: habeas corpus ad subjiciendum. 2: the right of a citizen to obtain a ...
    • Habeas Corpus

      www.habeascorpus.net/asp By Joseph Dale Robertson. Habeas Corpus is an ancient common law prerogative writ - a legal procedure to which you have an undeniable right. It is an extraordinary ...
    • habeas corpus | common law | Britannica.com

      www.britannica.com/topic/habeas-corpus 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 person before the court ...