habeas corpus ad subjiciendum

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noun habeas corpus ad sub·ji·ci·en·dum \-ˌad-səb-ˌji-sē-ˈen-dəm, -ˌji-shē-; -ˌäd-su̇b-ˌyi-kē-ˈen-du̇m\

Definition of habeas corpus ad subjiciendum

  1. :  a writ for inquiring into the lawfulness of the restraint of a person who is imprisoned or detained in another's custody

Origin and Etymology of habeas corpus ad subjiciendum

New Latin, literally, you should have the body for submitting


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