The Body Of John Merryman

Author: Brian McGinty
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674061551
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When Chief Justice Taney declared Lincoln’s suspension of habeas corpus unconstitutional and demanded the release of John Merryman, Lincoln defied the order, offering a forceful counter-argument for the constitutionality of his actions.

Perilous Times

Author: Geoffrey R. Stone
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393327458
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An investigation into how free speech and other civil liberties have been compromised in America by war in six historical periods describes how presidents, Supreme Court justices, and resistors contributed to the administration of civil ...

Not A Suicide Pact

Author: Richard A. Posner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198041375
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He offers readers a short, sharp book with a strong point of view that is certain to generate much debate. OXFORD'S NEW INALIENABLE RIGHTS SERIES This is inaugural volume in Oxford's new fourteen-book Inalienable Rights Series.

Encyclopedia Of American Civil Liberties

Author: Paul Finkelman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135947058
Size: 75.25 MB
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For obvious reasons, it has been said that ''civil liberties and individual freedoms
are one of the first casualties of war'' ... Chief Justice Rehnquist, in All the Laws
but One: Civil Liberties in Wartime, explained that it would not be reasonable to ...

Confronting Terror

Author: Dean Reuter
Publisher: Encounter Books
ISBN: 1594035636
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This book clears the air over the meaning of 9/11, and sets the stage for a reasoned, clear, and considered discussion of the future with a collection of essays commemorating the 10th anniversary of the attacks.

Aba Journal

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BOOKS ALL THE LAWS BUT ONE: CIVIL LIBERTIES IN WARTIME By William H.
Rehnquist Alfred A. Knopf 256 pages, $26 Reviewed by Thomas E. Baker
William H. Rehnquist invokes the Roman legal maxim "Inter arma silent leges" or
"In ...

The Fate Of Liberty

Author: Mark E. Neely Jr.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199923485
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Informed by a deep understanding of a unique period in American history, this incisive book takes a comprehensive look at the issues of civil liberties during Lincoln's administration, placing them firmly in the political context of the ...

Freedom Under Fire

Author: Michael Linfield
Publisher: South End Press
ISBN: 9780896083745
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This is the theme of Michael Linfield's Freedom Under Fire, and he documents it with examples from every war since the American Revolution.”—The Progressive “Linfield demonstrates conclusively, starting with the American Revolution ...

Terrorism The Laws Of War And The Constitution

Author: Peter Berkowitz
Publisher: Hoover Press
ISBN: 0817946233
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leges, “during war law is silent," to the American experience, the Chief justice
wrote: [T]he maxim speaks to the timing of a judicial decision on ... WILLIAM H.
REHNQUIST, ALL THE LAWS BUT ONE: CIVIL LIBERTIES IN WARTIME 224 (
1998).