habeas corpus ad subjiciendum

noun
habeas corpus ad sub·​ji·​ci·​en·​dum | \ -ˌad-səb-ˌji-sē-ˈen-dəm How to pronounce habeas corpus ad subjiciendum (audio) , -ˌji-shē-; -ˌäd-su̇b-ˌyi-kē-ˈen-du̇m \

Definition of habeas corpus ad subjiciendum

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

First Known Use of habeas corpus ad subjiciendum

1768, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for habeas corpus ad subjiciendum

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

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“Habeas corpus ad subjiciendum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/habeas%20corpus%20ad%20subjiciendum. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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Legal Definition of habeas corpus ad subjiciendum

— see habeas corpus

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