habeas corpus :
- n a writ ordering a prisoner to be brought before a judge
- n the civil right to obtain a writ of habeas corpus as protection against illegal imprisonment
News & Articles
- Man denied new trial in EW murders; judge disbelieves killer
The man who admits he killed a couple in their apartment in East Windsor’s Mill Pond Village while the woman’s 3-year-old daughter was upstairs tried to get a codefendant off the hook by testifying at a “habeas corpus” trial that the co-defendant was essentially a bystander during the crime.
June 29, 2013 - Journal Inquirer