Habeas Essays

The People of the State of Illinois, Ex Rel. Michael O’connell V. Robert Turner,

Opinion: mr. Justice thornton delivered the opinion of the Court: By the order of this court, the writ of habeas corpus was issued, commanding Robert Turner, superintendent of the reform school of the city of Chicago, to show cause for the caption and detention of Daniel O’Connell. The petition of Michael O’Connell represents, that he is the father of Daniel, a boy between fourteen and fifteen years of age, and that he is restrained of his liberty contrary to the…

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