noun: habeas corpus
- a writ requiring a person under arrest to be brought before a judge or into court, especially to secure the person's release unless lawful grounds are shown for their detention.
- the legal right to apply for a habeas corpus writ. LATIN, literally ‘you shall have the body (in court)’.
Habeus Corpus is an ongoing body of printed work playfully commenting upon Immigration Removal Centres in the United Kingdom.