Habeas Corpus ENGL106 Unit 2 IP

Habeas Corpus ENGL106 Unit 2 IP - Habeas Corpus ENGL106...

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Habeas Corpus ENGL106 Unit 2 IP Cheri Bolin June 21, 2011 Abstract There are two definitions found in any law dictionary for habeas corpus. This essay is about the laws associated with the term habeas corpus. The definition of habeas corpus is a legal action taken upon the detainee when they feel they have done no wrong or have been wrongfully convicted.
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Long before our time, each court had its own jurisdiction defined. When a court exceeded its jurisdiction, a person would go to that court that had jurisdiction, and ask for an order directing the court stop its proceedings and release jurisdiction to the proper court. The phrase, "habeas corpus," meaning, "you have the body" was put at the end of pleadings to the second court asking that the first court be required to produce the body if it was being held. Unfortunately, this puts one court bureaucracy against another. The Habeas Corpus only applies to a detainee who is not a ordinary enemy to either system of government. Throughout
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