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habeas corpus -- (Latin)
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  • They made him out to be the Royal arms, the Union-Jack, Magna Charta, John Bull, Habeas Corpus, the Bill of Rights, An Englishman’s house is his castle, Church and State, and God save the Queen, all put together.

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  • In 2008, the Supreme Court held that suspected enemy combatants held at Guantanamo are entitled to the right of habeas corpus.
  • I wasn’t interested in learning how to draft a motion or a writ of habeas corpus or other common jailhouse documents.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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