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Scope of Review

Judith Farbey, R. J. Sharpe, and Simon Atrill

in The Law of Habeas Corpus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199248247
eISBN:
9780191725241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248247.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides a comprehensive view of the scope of review which is available on habeas corpus. It argues that, where habeas corpus is seen to be an appropriate remedy against the sort of ... More


Habeas Corpus

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

The writ of habeas corpus is famous not least because of its part in the important constitutional struggles in England in the 17th century but also because ever since then famous people have applied ... More


Non-Custodial Restraint

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the question of whether a person who is on bail or under non-custodial restraint can apply for habeas corpus. The jurisdictions are divided on this question, and indeed in some ... More


The Rights Guaranteed to all Persons Deprived of their Liberty

Stefan Trechsel

in Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271207
eISBN:
9780191709623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271207.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

Despite the obvious similarities between the texts of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), and the American Convention on ... More


Historical Aspects of Habeas Corpus

Judith Farbey, R. J. Sharpe, and Simon Atrill

in The Law of Habeas Corpus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199248247
eISBN:
9780191725241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248247.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter briefly sketches the historical development of the writ of habeas corpus. It explains how an order to bring a person into the custody of the court became the most significant means of ... More


Problems of Restraint and Time

Judith Farbey, R. J. Sharpe, and Simon Atrill

in The Law of Habeas Corpus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199248247
eISBN:
9780191725241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248247.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers the possibility of using habeas corpus to question the legality of a number of restraints less severe than actual custody. It argues that to avoid ‘watering down’ the remedy of ... More


Geography and Jurisdiction

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers the territorial or geo-juridical reach of the remedy of habeas corpus. The basic principle is that once a detainee has physically left a jurisdiction, no court within that ... More


Law in the New Diaspora: Deportees and the Space/Time Continuum

Daniel Kanstroom

in Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199742721
eISBN:
9780199950348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742721.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter considers the legal aspects of all that has come before. It examines two fundamental legal concepts: territory (the physical space where government action occurred or where the claimant ... More


Consideration of Questions of Fact

Judith Farbey, R. J. Sharpe, and Simon Atrill

in The Law of Habeas Corpus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199248247
eISBN:
9780191725241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248247.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines problems, both substantive and procedural, which relate to the determination of issues of fact on habeas corpus: when the court can enter a factual inquiry, and how it can ... More


Myth and Reality

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

If laws authorising detentions permit what would otherwise be arbitrary detentions, then the writ of habeas corpus is rendered ineffective. In some legal systems these powers are very wide (for ... More


5 Habeas Corpus and the Right to Challenge Unlawful Imprisonment

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines how habeas corpus emerged as a legal instrument for protecting individuals against unlawful imprisonment by the executive. It also considers the role of habeas during wartime; ... More


Habeas Corpus and the Right to Challenge Unlawful Imprisonment

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines how habeas corpus emerged as a legal instrument for protecting individuals against unlawful imprisonment by the executive. It also considers the role of habeas during wartime; ... More


: An Introduction to the Writ of Habeas Corpus

in Habeas for the Twenty-First Century: Uses, Abuses, and the Future of the Great Writ

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226436975
eISBN:
9780226436968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226436968.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the habeas remedy, as it originated and evolved in the English common law, and its subsequent development in the United States. The Great Writ of habeas corpus was a legal ... More


The Law of Habeas Corpus

Judith Farbey, Robert Sharpe, and Simon Atrill

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199248247
eISBN:
9780191725241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248247.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Habeas corpus is the principal means under the common law for the protection of personal liberty. By this ancient writ, the court assumes control over the body of a prisoner so it can discharge him ... More


: Habeas and Detention without Conviction

in Habeas for the Twenty-First Century: Uses, Abuses, and the Future of the Great Writ

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226436975
eISBN:
9780226436968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226436968.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter, which offers an analysis of habeas review of detentions for reasons other than criminal conviction (including the terrorism and immigration cases), explains why the Supreme Court should ... More


: The History of Habeas Review of State Criminal Cases

in Habeas for the Twenty-First Century: Uses, Abuses, and the Future of the Great Writ

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226436975
eISBN:
9780226436968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226436968.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter investigates the development of habeas review of state convictions and sentences in noncapital cases under 28 U.S.C. § 2254. The Habeas Corpus Act of 1867 expanded the availability of ... More


Legalities in Wartime: The Myth of the Writ of Habeas Corpus

Mark E. Neely

in The War Worth Fighting: Abraham Lincoln's Presidency and Civil War America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060644
eISBN:
9780813050966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060644.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter reassesses the reasons for the arrests of persons held in prison by the government. It questions whether that really was the use of the vaunted legal bulwark and attempts to separate ... More


Martial Law

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

In some jurisdictions, the courts have introduced new distinctions that permit the remedy of habeas corpus to coexist in a martial law environment. The traditional notion is that martial law is a ... More


Emergencies

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the situations in which emergency laws are invoked and the reduced scope for habeas corpus during those situations. It considers emergencies that are not necessarily called ... More


Bills of Rights, Constitutions, and Habeas Corpus

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses whether a written constitution with an entrenched Bill of Rights extends or enhances the rights of detainees which are afforded at common law by the writ of habeas corpus. In ... More


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