Law
Habeas corpus
Habeas corpus is a recourse in law that may be applied before a court in cases where the unlawful detention or imprisonment of a person is suspected.A writ of habeas corpus, also known as the great wr...
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Habeas corpus in the United States
Habeas corpus (/ˈheɪbiəs ˈkɔrpəs/; Latin for "you [shall] have the body") is a legal action or writ by means of which detainees can seek relief from unlawful imprisonment. The Suspension Clause of the...
Habeas Corpus Act 1640
The Habeas Corpus Act 1640 (16 Car 1 c 10) was an Act of the Parliament of England.The Act was passed by the Long Parliament shortly after the impeachment and execution of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl o...
Habeas Corpus Act 1867
The Habeas Corpus Act of 1867 (sess. ii, chap. 28, 14 Stat. 385) is an act of Congress that significantly expanded the jurisdiction of federal courts to issue writs of habeas corpus. Passed ...
List of criminal original habeas cases
This is a list of cases concerning criminal law heard by the Supreme Court of the United States in its original habeas jurisdiction granted by § 14 of the Judiciary Act of 1789, 1 Stat. 73, 81–8...
Habeas Corpus Act 1862
The Habeas Corpus Act 1862 (20 & 26 Vict. c.20) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that limited the right of the English courts to issue writs of habeas corpus in British colonies ...
Philippine habeas corpus cases
Philippine habeas corpus cases are cases decided by the Supreme Court of the Philippines, concerning the writ of habeas corpus.The writ of habeas corpus may be suspended in order to prevent any in th...
Habeas Corpus Suspension Act 1794
The Habeas Corpus Suspension Act 1794 (34 Geo. III, c. 54) was an Act passed by the British Parliament. The Act's long title was An act to empower his Majesty to secure and detain such persons as his ...
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Habeas Corpus Restoration Act of 2007
A bill, provisionally called the Habeas Corpus Restoration Act of 2007, S. 185, passed the United States Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, June 7, 2007.The bill was sponsored by Democratic Senat...
Habeas Corpus Act 1679
The Habeas Corpus Act 1679 is an Act of the Parliament of England (31 Cha. 2 c. 2) passed during the reign of King Charles II by what became known as the Habeas Corpus Parliament to define and streng...
Habeas Corpus Suspension Act 1817
The Habeas Corpus Suspension Act 1817 (57 Geo. III, c. 3) was an Act passed by the British Parliament.The Home Secretary, Lord Sidmouth, introduced the second reading of the Bill on 24 February 1817. ...
Habeas Corpus Suspension Act 1745
The Habeas Corpus Suspension Act 1745 (19 Geo. II, c.1) was an Act of Parliament of the Parliament of Great Britain passed in 1745, and formally repealed in 1867. It made various provisions for arrest...
Civil Rights Act of 1871
The Enforcement Act of 1871 (17 Stat. 13), also known as the Civil Rights Act of 1871, Force Act of 1871, Ku Klux Klan Act, Third Enforcement Act, or Third Ku Klux Klan Act, is an Act of th...
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Habeas Corpus Suspension Act 1798
Habeas Corpus Suspension Act 1798 (38 Geo. III, c. 36) was an Act passed by the British Parliament. On 28 February 1798 five members of the leading Jacobin Societies were arrested at Margate, trying t...
Habeas Corpus Bill of 1758
The Habeas Corpus Bill of 1758 was a failed bill that would have extended habeas corpus if passed.The Habeas Corpus Act 1679 confirmed the common law tradition that subjects had a right to a writ of h...
The King v. Haas
The King v. Haas, 1 U.S. 9 (1764) is a decision of a Pennsylvania provincial court, issued when Pennsylvania was still an English colony. It is among the first decisions that appear in the first volum...
Habeas Corpus Suspension Act 1863
The Habeas Corpus Suspension Act, 12 Stat. 755 (1863), entitled An Act relating to Habeas Corpus, and regulating Judicial Proceedings in Certain Cases, was an Act of Congress that authorized...
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Habeas Corpus Suspension Act 1799
The Habeas Corpus Suspension Act 1799 (39 Geo. III, c. 15) was an Act passed by the British Parliament. The Act renewed on 9 January 1799 the suspension of habeas corpus until 21 May 1799. Habeas corp...