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Thank you..

I love the constitution but there's room for improvement. The habeous corpus clause was in the original constitutional and was intended to at least give people the right to a writ hearing for people being detained by the government or because of the law... The right to a fair trial came later in the bill of rights.

One area where writs of habeous corpus have done a lot of good is it enables people in psychiatric hospitals held against their will to cthe right to challenge whether the government is justified in keeping these people in these hospitals, and even if the court does side with the hospitial, the patient has the right to file another writ if the hospital wants to keep him or her longer than the spefied amount of time the court allowed the hospital to involuntarily hold the patient. These people are not being charged with a crime so the 6th amendment right to a jury trial doesn't apply to them.