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habeas corpus
American English: /ˌheɪbiəs ˈkɔrpəs/
British English: /ˌheɪbɪəs ˈkɔːpəs/

Translation of habeas corpus in Spanish:


  • to apply for habeas corpus
    presentar un recurso de hábeas corpus
    Example sentences
    • How do the basic values of the writ of habeas corpus compare to those of the Bill of Rights generally?
    • When we use habeas corpus, we protect the safety of both our physical selves and our moral selves.
    • And there are no territorial limits to the reach of habeas corpus articulated in the text.
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Cultural Note: habeas corpus

Un writ of habeas corpus es un mandato judicial mediante el cual toda persona detenida debe ser puesta a disposición de un tribunal a fin de obtener su libertad inmediata si se decide que ha sido detenida ilegalmente.