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habeas corpus

Pronunciation: /ˌheɪbiəsˈkɔːrpəs; ˌheɪbiəsˈkɔːpəs/

Translation of habeas corpus in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • hábeas corpus (masculine) 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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