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Making habeas work : a legal history, Eric M. Freedman

Label
Making habeas work : a legal history
Title
Making habeas work
Title remainder
a legal history
Statement of responsibility
Eric M. Freedman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Habeas corpus, the storied Great Writ of Liberty, is a judicial order that requires government officials to produce a prisoner in court, persuade an independent judge of the correctness of their claimed factual and legal justifications for the individual's imprisonment, or else release the captive. Frequently the officials resist being called to account. Much of the history of the rule of law, including the history being made today, has emerged from the resulting clashes. This book, heavily based on primary sources from the colonial and early national periods and significant original research in the New Hampshire State Archives, enriches our understanding of the past and draws lessons for the present. Using dozens of previously unknown examples, Professor Freedman shows how the writ of habeas corpus has been just one part of an intricate machinery for securing freedom under law, and explores the lessons this history holds for some of today's most pressing problems including terrorism, the Guantanamo Bay detentions, immigration, Brexit, and domestic violence. Exploring landmark cases of the past - like that of John Peter Zenger - from new angles and expanding the definition of habeas corpus from a formal one to a functional one, Making Habeas Work brings to light the stories of many people previously overlooked (like the free black woman Zipporah, defendant in "the case of the headless baby") because their cases did not bear the label "habeas corpus." The resulting insights lead to forward-thinking recommendations for strengthening the rule of law to insure that it endures into the future." -- Publisher's website
  • Eric M. Freedman "Making Habeas Work: A Legal History" explores habeas corpus, a judicial order that requires a person under arrest to be brought before an independent judge or into court. In his book, Freedman critically discusses habeas corpus as a common law writ, as a legal remedy and as an instrument of checks and balances
Cataloging source
YLS/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Freedman, Eric M
Index
index present
LC call number
KF9011
LC item number
.F745 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Habeas corpus
  • Habeas corpus
  • Habeas corpus
  • England
  • United States
Label
Making habeas work : a legal history, Eric M. Freedman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-188) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Captain Hodsdon's legal entanglements
  • The
  • Habeas corpus strand of restraints on government
  • The
  • Damages actions strands of restraints on government
  • The
  • Criminal prosecution strands of restraints on government
  • Interweaving actions
  • The
  • Connecting strand : the jury
  • Part I.
  • The
  • Dual strand : legislative intervention
  • Part III.
  • Habeas corpus as an instrument of checks and balances
  • Separation of powers : allocation of roles v. checks and balances
  • Courts in the new nation : a tempestuous beginning
  • John Marshall's sea mine : Ex Parte Bollman and the precatory suspension clause
  • Courts weather the storm
  • Boumediene defuses Bollman
  • Habeas corpus as a common law writ
  • Knowing habeas corpus when you see it
  • Habeas corpus with and without the writ : some illustrative cases
  • The
  • Benefits of a functional view : the past educating the present
  • Part II.
  • Habeas corpus as a legal remedy
Control code
1005805637
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 197 pages
Isbn
9781479870974
Lccn
2017044865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005805637
Label
Making habeas work : a legal history, Eric M. Freedman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-188) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Captain Hodsdon's legal entanglements
  • The
  • Habeas corpus strand of restraints on government
  • The
  • Damages actions strands of restraints on government
  • The
  • Criminal prosecution strands of restraints on government
  • Interweaving actions
  • The
  • Connecting strand : the jury
  • Part I.
  • The
  • Dual strand : legislative intervention
  • Part III.
  • Habeas corpus as an instrument of checks and balances
  • Separation of powers : allocation of roles v. checks and balances
  • Courts in the new nation : a tempestuous beginning
  • John Marshall's sea mine : Ex Parte Bollman and the precatory suspension clause
  • Courts weather the storm
  • Boumediene defuses Bollman
  • Habeas corpus as a common law writ
  • Knowing habeas corpus when you see it
  • Habeas corpus with and without the writ : some illustrative cases
  • The
  • Benefits of a functional view : the past educating the present
  • Part II.
  • Habeas corpus as a legal remedy
Control code
1005805637
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 197 pages
Isbn
9781479870974
Lccn
2017044865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005805637

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