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Habeas Corpus Case: A Supreme Mistake

By – Mohd Ashraf

The Latin term “habeas corpus” means ‘you must have the body’ and a writ for securing the liberty of the person was called habeas corpus . 1,322 more words

Jurisdiction, "Indian Country," & A Critique of Murphy v. Royal, --F.3d--, (10th Cir. Aug. 8, 2017)

On August 8, 2017, the State of Oklahoma suffered a major jurisdictional defeat.  In Murphy v. Royal, —F.3d—, 2017 WL 3389877 (10th Cir. Aug. 8, 2017), it was held that a large swath of Oklahoma, including the Tulsa metropolitan area, falls within a reservation of the Creek Nation; that the Creek Reservation has never been disestablished or diminished by Congress; and that, as a result, certain state-based convictions for major crimes are void… 2,565 more words


A colored man has him.

In 1909, Edna Newsome Wilder hired a lawyer to help her get custody of her grandson, 12 year-old Purley Newsome. Purley’s mother was dead, and his father absent and uninterested. 234 more words

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Challenging Involuntary Psychiatric Cage Lock Via Writ of Habeas Corpus

I’m not a lawyer, but I do play one here on the internets, therefore you should probably not rely on the following absolutely brilliant legal advice I am about to dispense. 1,214 more words


German Of The Day: Die Mannschaft

The advertising marriage of VW and “Die Mannschaft”, as Germans call their team, starts on January 1, 2019 and runs until July 31, 2024.

No financial details were released, but German media said Wolfsburg-based VW would pay the German Football Association DFB 25 million to 30 million euros ($28-34 million) a year, far more than Daimler has paid.


German Of The Day: Partypolizei

That means party police. And who else could that refer to but the police in Berlin?

Headline: “Party police” sent back to Berlin from their… 99 more words