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  • n  capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
  • n  a collection of writings
    he edited the Hemingway corpus
  • n  the main part of an organ or other bodily structure

  • The better to fight Communist-led Huk rebels, President Quirino last October ordered a nationwide suspension of the writ of habeas corpus.
  • Our courts have employed habeas corpus with rigor and fairness for more than two centuries, and we must continue to do so as we defend the freedom that violent extremists seek to .
  • Han was never consistent, and her life and corpus (nine novels, 10 autobiographical works, seven volumes of history) are full of contradictions.
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  • Barack Obama in The Gazette (Montreal)
    Obama said he was struggling with "how to balance creating a process that adheres to rule of law, habeas corpus, basic principles of Anglo-American legal system, but doing it in a way that doesn't result in releasing people who are intent on blowing...
  • Patrick Leahy in International Herald Tribune
    We are living in an America that, in the last seven and a half years, has waged an unnecessary war, established prison camps, condoned torture, employed corporate armies, eliminated the right of habeas corpus, practised extraordinary rendition, and... Jessica Lange http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jessica_Lange&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHza5AILHeDkuU6V042BPaiCjN9QQ News1130 http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.news1130.com/news/entertainment/article.jsp%3Fcontent%3De052408A&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH-qg-Gw3nAgVd_IRaFcboA99iqBA May 24, 2007 22529 30209 corpus The truth is that casting aside the time-honored protection of habeas corpus makes us more vulnerable as a nation because it leads us away from our core American values," said Senator Patrick Leahy, Democrat of Vermont.

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