CORPUS


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CORPUSCorps of Reserve Priests United for Service
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But the English lawyers had decided that Parliament was omnipotent--and Parliament, in its omnipotence, instead of trial by jury and the Habeas Corpus, enacted admiralty courts in England to try Americans for offences charged against them as committed in America; instead of the privileges of Magna Charta, nullified the charter itself of Massachusetts Bay; shut up the port of Boston; sent armies and navies to keep the peace and teach the colonies that John Hampden was a rebel and Algernon Sidney a traitor.
"The time of the assizes soon came, and I was removed by habeas corpus to Oxford, where I expected certain conviction and condemnation; but, to my great surprize, none appeared against me, and I was, at the end of the sessions, discharged for want of prosecution.
This volume of Nevelet forms a complete "Corpus Fabularum Aesopicarum;" and to his labors Aesop owes his restoration to universal favor as one of the wise moralists and great teachers of mankind.
The trial by jury in criminal cases, aided by the habeas corpus act, seems therefore to be alone concerned in the question.
Aiglet de Soins, Hutin de Mailly Two equerries, Corpus Christi !
HABEAS CORPUS. A writ by which a man may be taken out of jail when confined for the wrong crime.
You are deceived, for I will tell you: yet, if you were not dunces, you would never ask me such a question; for is he not corpus naturale?
However, Corpus was retained in his post despite his wife, Victoria Seares Corpus,running for a congressional seat as representative of the lone district of Abra province.
According to Robredo, who is a lawyer herself, the Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines clearly indicates the circumstances when a state should declare the suspension of writ of habeas corpus.
"Sooner or later, we're getting to the point where we need more than what we have now," said Jim Lee, an economics professor at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi who is advising the Port of Corpus Christi on a controversial proposal to build a seawater desalination plant.
The Chie PNP was reacting to the speculations that the reason why Corpus was relieved is that he is close to former President Noynoy Aquino.