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Lincoln, Habeas Corpus and the Suspension of Civil Liberties During the Civil War: The Exhibit

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.

Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War


This interactive guide exploring Lincoln, habeas corpus and the suspension of civil liberties during the Civil War is meant to complement the exhibit of the Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War by highlighting the resources available on this issue at the Pace Law Library.

Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War, a traveling exhibition for libraries, was organized by the National Constitution Center and the American Library Association Public Programs Office. The traveling exhibition has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War is based on an exhibition of the same name developed by the National Constitution Center.

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This guide memorializes the traveling exhibit at Pace Law School in March-April  2012, and was authored by Taryn Rucinski. It is currently not maintained.