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Habeas corpus
A legal action, or writ, through which a person can seek relief from the unlawful detention of him or herself, or of another person.

Healthcare and Life Sciences Law ♦
The Healthcare and Life Sciences Law Committee is concerned with all aspects of medicine and law including health law on a worldwide basis. This is a committee of the Law and Individual Rights Section.

HRI ¤
Human Rights Institute.

Human Resources
Describes the combination of traditionally administrative personnel functions with acquisition and application of skills, knowledge and experience.

Human Rights Law Committee ♦
The Human Rights Law Committee is concerned with all human rights matters relevant to legal practice (and its mandate is therefore wider than that of the IBA's Human Rights Institute). This is a committee of the Law and Individual Rights Section.


Key:

♦ - Committee specific
¤ - IBA Human Rights Institute specific