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Author Clark, David J., 1950-

Title The most fundamental legal right : habeas corpus in the Commonwealth / David Clark and Gerard McCoy
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000

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Description xci, 316 pages ; 24 cm
Series Oxford scholarship online. net
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Introduction : An Exegesis : Habeas Corpus -- 2. Myth and Reality : Habeas Corpus -- 3. Martial Law and Habeas Corpus -- 4. Emergencies and Habeas Corpus -- 5. Duration of Detention and Habeas Corpus -- 6. Geography, Jurisdiction and Habeas Corpus -- 7. Non-Custodial Restraint and Habeas Corpus -- 8. Bill of Rights, Constitutions and Habeas Corpus -- 9. Contempt of the Legislature and Habeas Corpus -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary This work provides treatment of a fundamental means of securing liberty. Habeus Corpus is an ancient legal method still in use by which the courts can require the government and anyone else to justify why any person does not have unconditional freedom
Analysis Commonwealth countries
Habeas corpus
Military government
Bill of Rights
Cases (Law)
History
Federal issue
Australia overseas comparisons
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [277]-302
Notes English
Description based on print version record
Subject Habeas corpus -- Commonwealth countries.
Habeas corpus -- Australia.
Habeas corpus.
Author McCoy, Gerard.
Oxford Scholarship Online.
LC no. 99088625
ISBN 0198265840 alkaline paper
ABBREV TI MOST FUNDAMENTAL LEGAL RIGHT
OTHER TI Oxford scholarship online. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2006024588