Definitions for "Writ of Habeas Corpus"
A court order to one holding custody of another, to produce that individual before the court for the purpose of determining whether such custody is proper.
a writ ordering a prisoner to be brought before a judge
a common-law writ very essential to civil liberty that enables someone who is detained in executive custody to ask a court to order his custodian to come in and show why this person is being detained
a subspecies of a writ of quo warranto , the right to have an official cease or refrain from some action unless he proves sufficient authority for it
Keywords:  seeking, fulfill, rarely, tool, granted
a powerful tool and one rarely granted, and there are some requirements you must fulfill before seeking such a writ