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  "Habeas Corpus" Defined & Explained
A writ of habeas corpus is a judicial mandate to a prison official ordering that an inmate be brought to the court so it can be determined whether or not that person is imprisoned lawfully and whether or not he should be released from custody.
A habeas corpus petition is a petition filed with a court by a person who objects to his own or another's detention or imprisonment.
In a habeas corpus proceeding, a federal court generally "will not review a question of federal law decided by a state court if the decision of that court rests on a state law ground that is independent of the federal question and adequate to support the judgment." Coleman v.
www.lectlaw.com /def/h001.htm   (1288 words)

 CORPUS - A Renewed Community of Faith
CORPUS is a ministerial faith community, rooted in a strong Eucharistic commitment, promoting an expanded and renewed priesthood of married and single men and women in the Catholic Church.
CORPUS, celebrating thirty-two years of service to the people of God, is one of the oldest reform groups in the Catholic Church, and is active in reform movements both in the U.S. and abroad.
CORPUS is a 501(c)3 organization, and all donations from 2003 to the present are tax deductible.
www.corpus.org   (746 words)

 Welcome by Acrobatic Theatre Corpus Amsterdam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
CORPUS is the only company in the Netherlands - and one of the few in Europe - that combines acrobatics, dance and theatre.
Corpus differs from circus-acrobatics in the way that it uses physical 'tours de force' as a starting point for an expressive story.
CORPUS is also praised by various collegues beyond the dance and movement world.
www.corpus-acrobatics.nl   (280 words)

 Corpus Callosotomy
The corpus callosum is a band of nerve fibers located deep in the brain that connects the two halves (hemispheres) of the brain.
A corpus callosotomy is an operation that severs (cuts) the corpus callosum, interrupting the spread of seizures from hemisphere to hemisphere.
After the corpus callosum is cut, the dura and bone are fixed back into place, and the scalp is closed using stitches or staples.
clevelandclinic.org /health/health-info/docs/3400/3403.asp?index=11546   (650 words)

 The Corpus of Spoken Israeli Hebrew (CoSIH)
A corpus — as we see it — is a preliminary desideratum for much larger projects that cannot otherwise be achieved, be it a grammar of modern Hebrew, a comprehensive dictionary, or any other theoretical or applied inquiry.
Obtaining a representative corpus in demographic terms is a known and commonly-used procedure in sampling populations.
For example, the ten-million word spoken corpus of the BNC includes two equally sized parts: a demographic part, containing transcriptions of spontaneous natural conversations made by members of the public, and a context-governed part, containing transcriptions of recordings made at specific types of meetings and events.
www.tau.ac.il /humanities/semitic/cosih.html   (7704 words)

 Corpus Christi - Detailed History
The Spiritual Life and Outreach Committee was formed, which led to Corpus Christi's adoption of the Haiti mission in 1982.
Two men from Corpus Christi were ordained to the priesthood: Bob Kavaney (1985) and James Braaten (1989).
As we approach the Church of Corpus Christi we are visually drawn to the new glass tower on the south end of the new building.
www.corpus-christi.org /Main.asp?Menu=6   (2714 words)

Habeas corpus ad respondendum, is a writ which issues at the instance of a creditor, or one who has a cause of action against a person who is confined by the process of some inferior court, in order to remove the prisoner and charge him with this new action in the court above.
Habeas corpus ad satisfaciendum, is a writ issued at the instance of a plaintiff for the purpose of bringing up a prisoner, against whom a judgment has been rendered, in a superior court to charge him with the process of execution.
Habeas corpus cum causa, is a writ which may be issued by the bail of a prisoner, who has been taken upon a criminal accusation, in order to render him in their own discharge.
www.angelfire.com /az/sthurston/habeuscorpus.html   (2363 words)

 The Tanaka Corpus
The corpus was compiled by Professor Yasuhito Tanaka at Hyogo University and his students, as described in his Pacling2001 paper.
The Corpus is a useful and interesting collection of matched Japanese and English sentence pairs, however it cannot be regarded as containing natural or representative examples of text in either language.
While the Corpus appears to be adequate and useful as a source of examples of word usage, the user is advised to be cautious and critical.
www.csse.monash.edu.au /~jwb/tanakacorpus.html   (1360 words)

 English or Russian, results of football matches, etc.
A plebiscite is an enactment of corpus the commonalty, such as was made on the motion of one of their own magistrates, as a tribune.
The composition, annotation, encoding and availability of the corpus are meant to corpus facilitate developments of language technology and studies in bilingual terminology extraction, primarily for the Slovene language..
South winds 10 corpus to 15 mph increasing to southeast 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
snappy75.sitesled.com   (3511 words)

 National Weather Service Corpus Christi - Serving Laredo, Victoria and the Corpus Christi Areas
Corpus Christi, located on Corpus Christi and Nueces bays, is a modern and growing port and tourist center with a metro population of around 410,000.
The Corpus Christi Army Depot, located at the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station, is the area's largest employer, with over 3,000 civilian employees.
Corpus Christi is the 2nd most frequented visitor destination in Texas, with nearly 5 million tourists a year.
www.srh.noaa.gov /crp/docs/office/digest.html   (939 words)

 Corpus Paulinum
Corpus Paulinum (the Corpus-Paul List) is a moderated academic e-list dedicated to the scholarly discussion and evaluation of critical questions surrounding the life, influence, teaching, theology, and the writings of the Apostle Paul.
Additionally, Corpus Paulinum is intended to be a venue in which those working professionally in the field of Pauline studies may post and receive critical responses to papers or ideas that are in the process of development.
As noted in the List Description, Corpus Paulinum provides a venue in which scholaras and others working seriously in the field of Pauline studies may post and receive critical responses to papers or ideas on matters Pauline that are still in the process of development.
www.ibiblio.org /corpus-paul   (1805 words)

 BBC NEWS | Magazine | A brief history of habeas corpus
Habeas corpus (ad subjiciendum) is Latin for "you may have the body" (subject to examination).
It is a writ which requires a person detained by the authorities be brought before a court of law so that the legality of the detention may be examined.
Whether the anti-terror bill is the latest chapter in the history of habeas corpus is a matter of debate.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/magazine/4329839.stm   (898 words)

 Topical Words: Corpus
A corpus is a collection of written material in machine-readable form that has been put together for linguistic research.
Crime writers are fond of corpus delicti, for the facts and circumstances surrounding a crime (literally, it means “body of offence”).
When, for example, the corpus is examined for verbs which are most often used with man or boy but not woman or girl, they discover that men assault, hijack, crouch, kidnap, rob, grin, shoot, dig, stagger, leap, invent, or brandish.
www.worldwidewords.org /topicalwords/tw-cor1.htm   (580 words)

 Corpus Christi College
He was born in Norwich on August 6th 1504 and came to Corpus as a student, being ordained in 1527.
He became chaplain to Henry VIII in 1538, and was recommended to Corpus as its new Master by Henry in 1544.
Both Corpus and the University were in great need of a capable administrative and politically sensitive talent at this time, both of which skills Parker had in abundance; Henry had acted wisely.
www.corpus.cam.ac.uk /about/virtualtour/04c.htm   (1011 words)

 Corpus Linguistics
Monitor corpus – attempts to be a representative cross-section of the spoken and/or written language to be studied (e.g.
Sample corpus – does not pretend to be representative of the whole spoken and/or written forms of the language to be investigated.
Corpus linguistics is simply the study of language through corpus-based research, but it differs from traditional linguistics in its insistence on the systematic study of authentic examples of language in use.
www.engl.polyu.edu.hk /corpuslinguist/corpus.htm   (1438 words)

 The Canterbury Corpus
The Calgary collection is provided for historic interest, the Large corpus is useful for algorithms that can't "get up to speed" on smaller files, and the other collections may be useful for particular file types.
This collection was developed in 1997 as an improved version of the Calgary corpus.
Results on this corpus should be reported for individual files, or a subset should be identified.
corpus.canterbury.ac.nz /descriptions   (621 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Corpus Juris Canonici   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The expression corpus juris may also mean, not the collection of laws itself, but the legislation of a society considered as a whole.
We cannot better explain the signification of the term corpus juris canonici than by showing the successive meanings which were assigned to it in the past and which it usually bears at the present day.
The "Decree" of Gratian is already called "Corpus Juris Canonici" by a glossator of the twelfth century, and Innocent IV calls by this name the "Decretals" of Gregory IX (Ad expediendos, 9 Sept., 1253).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04391a.htm   (2879 words)

 Corpus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A text corpus in linguistics, a large and structured set of texts
The Corpus Hippocraticum or Hippocratic Corpus, the lectures and writings of Hippocrates
Corpus Delicti (band), also known as simply Corpus
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Corpus   (103 words)

 Corpus Christi School
Corpus Christi School reserves the right to immediately terminate educational services to families who are three (3) or more months late in payments.
Parents/guardians are also obligated to pay the full annual tuition if the student voluntarily leaves Corpus Christi School prior to the end of the school year.
Corpus Christi School is operated as a faith community, not as a commercial or secular enterprise.
www.corpus.pa.net /?show=section&id=13&forcefeataid=37   (283 words)

 Official web site for City of Corpus Christi, Texas
Each person who engages in the business of plumbing or irrigation in the City of Corpus Christi shall have the firm name and license number conspicuously displayed, legible from a distance of fifty (50) feet, on all vehicles used in the transaction of business.
All examination shall be based on the most recently adopted edition of the National Electrical Code adopted by the City of Corpus Christi supervised, and administered in and by the City of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Publication shall be made in the official publication of the City of Corpus Christi as required by the City Charter of the City of Corpus Christi.
www.ci.corpus-christi.tx.us /?fuseaction=main.view&page=409   (3870 words)

 Brown Corpus Manual   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Two complete proofreadings of the Corpus have resulted in corrections of two kinds: errors in the preparation of the original tape, which have been silently corrected in recently issued copies, and further typographical errors and anomalies in the underlying text, which have been recorded in the descriptions of individual samples on pages 33-176.
The corpus may further prove to be standard in setting the pattern for the preparation and presentation of further bodies of data in English or in other languages.
Since the purpose of the tagged corpus is to facilitate automatic or semi-automatic syntactic analysis, the rationale of the tagging system is basically syntactic, though some morphological distinctions with little or no syntactic significance have also been recognized.
khnt.hit.uib.no /icame/manuals/brown/INDEX.HTM   (6690 words)

 American National Corpus
The American National Corpus (ANC) project is creating a massive electronic collection of American English, including texts of all genres and transcripts of spoken data produced from 1990 onward.
Beyond this, the corpus will include an additional component of potentially several hundreds of millions of words, chosen to provide both the broadest and largest selection of texts possible.
The American National Corpus project has received support from the ANC Consortium, the TalkBank project, and the National Science Foundation.
americannationalcorpus.org   (498 words)

 Text corpus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In linguistics, a corpus (plural corpora) or text corpus is a large and structured set of texts (now usually electronically stored and processed).
An example of annotating a corpus is part-of-speech tagging, or POS-tagging, in which information about each word's part of speech (verb, noun, adjective, etc.) is added to the corpus in the form of tags.
When the language of the corpus is not a working language of the researchers who use it, interlinear glossing is used to make the annotation bilingual.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Text_corpus   (315 words)

 Centre for Corpus Linguistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Corpus linguistics shows how meaning is created and how it can be changed by members of the discourse community.
MA in Applied Corpus Linguistics allows students to study corpus linguistics within the context of other applied language areas, such as teaching, translation or lexicography.
An MPhil(B) is a Master's level programme that combines the benefits of a taught MA with a research degree.
www.corpus.bham.ac.uk /ccl   (160 words)

 Rongorongo Corpus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The rongorongo corpus is preserved on twenty-six wooden objects, each identified by a single-letter code in Thomas Barthel's nomenclature system.
The number of signs should be taken as very approximate, as there is no consensus between authors as to what constitutes a single sign or a compound sign, and whether compound signs should be counted as one or as the number of their main elements.
When this site opened, in March 1999, the corpus was presented in the form of the hieroglyphic texts (tracings) separate from their transliterations.
www.rongorongo.org /corpus/1.html   (340 words)

 Habeas corpus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In common law countries, habeas corpus (/'heɪbiəs 'kɔɹpəs/), Latin for "you [should] have the body", is the name of a legal instrument or writ by means of which detainees can seek release from unlawful imprisonment.
Another interpretation of the idea of "habeas corpus" comes to us from the Eisenhower Administration where the word came to be associated with the idea of manifest destiny.
In this sense habeas corpus justified American involvement in the Vietman War and the merciful killing of Africans along the coast of Ghana.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Habeus_corpus   (3759 words)

 Corpus Christi - Home Page
The Church of Corpus Christi (consisting of approximately 1,600 households) is a Roman Catholic parish in the Diocese of Bismarck which is located in Bismarck, North Dakota.
The parish has an active liturgical schedule and is involved in many social programs in and around Bismarck, as well as a mission it supports in Haiti.
We, the people of Corpus Christi, are a community with a tradition of lay involvement.
www.corpus-christi.org /Main.Asp   (114 words)

 Corpus Christi Public Libraries Corpus Christi Texas
All Corpus Christi Public Libraries will be CLOSED Thurs., Nov. 23 & Fri., Nov. 24 in observance of Thanksgiving.
Corpus Christians to participate in a city-wide reading program.
Corpus Christi Public Libraries 805 Comanche Corpus Christi, TX 78401
www.library.ci.corpus-christi.tx.us   (59 words)

 [bnc] British National Corpus
The British National Corpus (BNC) is a 100 million word collection of samples of written and spoken language from a wide range of sources, designed to represent a wide cross-section of current British English, both spoken and written.
You can search a for single word or a phrase, restrict searches by part of speech, search in parts of the corpus only and much more.
The search result will show the total frequency in the corpus and up to 50 examples.
www.natcorp.ox.ac.uk   (80 words)

 Corpus Christi News
The Corpus Christi Police Department's bomb squad responded Thursday afternoon to a piece of locked luggage found near the Port of Corpus Christi.
Corpus Christi, TX - ' 12:15 pm Beneath a cluster of stately old mesquite trees on the grounds of the Nueces County Courthouse, Chris Bell relayed his message of change to more than a hundred and fifty fired up...
An elderly Corpus Christi woman, who was attacked in her home two weeks ago, is recovering again after she said she was attacked again by the same man early this morning.
www.topix.net /city/corpus-christi-tx   (732 words)

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