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habeas corpus

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habeas corpus/ˈheɪbijəsˈkoɚpəs/noun
habeas corpus
/ˈheɪbijəsˈkoɚpəs/
noun
Learner's definition of HABEAS CORPUS  
[noncount]law
: an order to bring a jailed person before a judge or court to find out if that person should really be in jail
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