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(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President
letter to James Madison, 1788
Definition of 'habeas corpus':
A writ having for its object to bring a party before a court or judge; especially, one to inquire into the cause of a person's imprisonment or detention by another, with the view to protect the right to personal liberty.
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