Habeas Corpus in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Habeas Corpus

a legal order demanding that a prisoner be brought before a judge to make sure that he or she is not being held illegally

Examples of Habeas Corpus in a sentence

The Cuban prison was beyond the reach of habeas corpus so the prisoners there will continue to be held illegally.  πŸ”Š

Habeas corpus rights meant that the court had to tell the attorney why they were holding the prisoner in jail.  πŸ”Š

Suspension of habeas corpus allowed the government to hold the terrorists captive with no recourse.  πŸ”Š

Out of the 40 habeas corpus cases, all but two of the prisoners were released after their illegal holding hearing.  πŸ”Š

Habeas corpus is the right to have one’s detention reviewed by a judge.  πŸ”Š

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