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Habeas Corpus

Daniel R. Krislov

in The Oxford Companion to American Law

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780195088786
Published online January 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780199891108
Habeas Corpus

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The writ of habeas corpus is a judicial remedy available to litigants challenging the legality of their confinement. It is

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Subjects: Law

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