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Author McGinty, Brian.
Title The body of John Merryman : Abraham Lincoln and the suspension of habeas corpus / Brian McGinty.
Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
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 Law Classified  KF223.M48 M38 2011    ---  AVAILABLE
Description 253 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [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.
Subject Merryman, John, 1824-1881 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
United States. Supreme Court.
War and emergency powers -- United States.
Habeas corpus -- United States.
ISBN 9780674061552