Habeas corpus facts for kids
A writ of habeas corpus ( Latin: "may you have the body") is a writ (legal action) that requires a person who has been arrested or imprisoned to be brought to a judge or into court. Once the person is brought before the court, the judge will determine if the person is being lawfully detained or must be released.
In Spanish: Habeas corpus para niños
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