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Volume 16  Number 1  •  Summer 2011
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“The Tissue of Structure”
Habeas Corpus and the Great Writ’s Paradox of Power and Liberty
By Anthony Gregory
This article appeared in the Summer 2011 issue of The Independent Review

Habeas corpus is both a powerful government tool to compel a detainee in the judicial process and perhaps the most revered libertarian check against government power in the Anglo-American tradition. The Great Writ, as it has been called, has been an imperfect remedy against tyrannical imprisonment, one badly in need of a justifying principle.

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Other Independent Review articles by Anthony Gregory
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