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Lincoln, Habeas Corpus and the Suspension of Civil Liberties During the Civil War: Law Review & Journal Articles

This guide is designed to complement “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition held at the Pace Law Library between March 5 - April 11, 2012.

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CRS Reports & Briefs

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is the public policy research arm of Congress. Below please find a list of some of the most recent documents related to this topic:

Additional Resources

James A. Dueholm, Lincoln’s Suspension of the Writ of Habeas Corpus: An Historical and Constitutional Analysis, 29 J. Abraham Lincoln Ass'n, no. 2, 2008 at 47.

Bruce A. Ragsdale, Am. Historical Ass'n, Fed. Judicial History Off., ex parte Merryman and Debates on Civil Liberties During the Civil War (2007). 

Law Review & Journal Articles

The following articles represent some of the most recent legal scholarship on issues relating to the topic (by date).
Please see HeinOnline, LexisNexis, Westlaw and SSRN for additional articles.