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Author McGinty, Brian

Title The body of John Merryman : Abraham Lincoln and the suspension of habeas corpus / Brian McGinty

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011
 PC  KF223.M48 M38 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  KF223.M48 M38 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  KF223.M48 M38 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 253 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-242) and index
Contents The challenge -- Conflicted ground -- The squire of Hayfields -- The writ and the suspension -- All the laws but one -- Weighing in -- The courts -- A gentleman still -- The great tribunal
LC subject Merryman, John, 1824-1881 -- Trials, litigation, etc
United States. Supreme Court
War and emergency powers -- United States
Habeas corpus -- United States
ISBN 9780674061552