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habeas corpus

Edited by S. J. Connolly

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

Second edition

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780199234837
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727429
habeas corpus

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a writ requiring the production in court of a detained person. An English act of 1679 confirmed the procedure's status

Reference Entry.  229 words. 

Subjects: Regional and National History

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