Habeas Corpus & The Mystery of the Peaceful Protests (or, The Great Charter’s Greatest Chapter)
Habeas Corpus & The Mystery of the Peaceful Protests (or, The Great Charter’s Greatest Chapter)

Habeas Corpus & The Mystery of the Peaceful Protests (or, The Great Charter’s Greatest Chapter)

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Today on Categorical Imperatives we contemplate how we as individual citizens can advocate on our own behalf when we are up against the long arm of the law. For centuries Habeas Corpus has been known by Jurists and civil libertarians alike as “The Great Writ”. And indeed it is. Where does it come from? What role has it played in the formation of Jury Nullification, in bringing an end to slavery, in exposing our 16th and 43rd Presidents as tyrants, and what can it do for citizens to help ensure against unlawful arrest arrest and detention. All this and more will be answered on the show!

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