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Habeas Corpus

Also see: Police Power / Quarantine / Administrative Law / National Security Law


Detailed Brief and Forms for Habeas Corpus in Public Health


Boumediene v. Bush, 476 F.3d 981, 375 U.S.App.D.C. 48 (D.C.Cir. 2007) - GITMO detainee case with a history of habeas corpus for aliens

US Courts have Juridiction of Claims of Foreign Detainees - Rasul v. Bush, 124 S.Ct. 2686 (2004)

Jurisdiction for Habeas Corpus of US Detainees- Rumsfeld v. Padilla, 124 S.Ct. 2711 (2004)

Military cannot deny habeas corpus to citizen detainee - Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, 124 S.Ct. 2633 (2004)

Habeas corpus review of an arrest based on a failure to surrender a dog without a warrant - In re Quackenbush, 41 Cal.App.4th 1301, 49 Cal.Rptr.2d 147 (Cal.App. Dist. 1996) - discussion of using habeas corpus as a substitute for an appeal of a criminal arrest.

Aberrant decision equating tuberculosis quarantine with mental health commitment - City of Newark v. J.S., 279 N.J.Super. 178, 652 A.2d 265, 3 A.D. Cases 1834 (N.J.Super.Law Div. 1993)

Classic case up holding health hold orders detaining prostitutes - Reynolds v. McNichols, 488 F.2d 1378 (10th Cir. 1973)

Classic TB restriction case - In re Halko, 246 Cal. App. 2d 553, 54 Cal. Rptr. 661 (Cal.App.Dist.2 11-18-1966)

Court denies habeas corpus on tuberculosis patient - Moore v. Draper, 57 So.2d 648 (Fla. 1952)

Court explains habeas corpus review in public health detentions and denies bail - Pauline Varholy v. Rex Sweat, 15 So. 2d 267, 153 Fla. 571 (1943)

Federal injunctions against unconstitutional state actions - Ex Parte Young, 28 S. Ct. 441, 209 U.S. 123 (1908)

Can Habeas Corpus be Suspended - Ex Parte Milligan, 71 U.S. 2 (1866)


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