Civil War Cases
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Peter J. Barry, 'I'll Keep them in Prison Awhile . . .': Abraham Lincoln and David Davis on Civil Liberties in Wartime, 28 Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association (2007).
Michael Les Benedict, Lincoln and Constitutional Politics, 93 Marquette Law Review (2010).
J. L. Bernstein, Conscription and the Constitution: The Amazing Case of Kneedler v. Lane, 53 American Bar Association Journal (1967).
HoraceBinney, The Privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus Under the Constitution, (1865).
Harold H. Burton, Two Significant Decisions: Ex Parte Milligan and Ex Parte McCardle, 41 American Bar Association Journal (1955).
Thomas F. Carroll, Freedom of Speech and of the Press During the Civil War, 9 Virginia Law Review (1923).
John W. Curran, The Milligan Case--A Constitutional Landmark, 4 Polamerican Law Journal (1941).
Michael Kent Curtis, Lincoln, Vallandigham, and Anti-War Speech in the Civil War, 7 William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal (1998).
Brian R. Dirck, Lincoln Emancipated: The President and the Politics of Race, (2007).
Morgan D. Dowd, Lincoln, the Rule of Law and Crisis Government: A Study of His Constitutional Law Theories, 39 University of Detroit Law Journal (1962).
James A. Dueholm, Lincoln's Suspension of the Writ of Habeas Corpus: An Historical and Constitutional Analysis, 29 Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association (2008).
John Raine Dunbar, Joaquin Miller: Sedition and the Civil War, 19 Pacific Historical Review (1950).
Charles Fairman, The Law of Martial Rule, (1930).
Charles Fairman, The Law of Martial Rule and the National Emergency, 55 Harvard Law Review (1942).
Don E. Fehrenbacher, Roger B. Taney and the Sectional Crisis, 43 The Journal of Southern History (1977).
George P. Fletcher, Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy, (2001).
John P. Frank, Ex Parte Milligan v. the Five Companies: Martial Law in Hawaii, 44 Columbia Law Review (1944).
James W. Geary, We Need Men: The Union Draft in the Civil War, (1991).
David Glazier, Precedents Lost: The Neglected History of the Military Commission, 46 Virginia Journal of International Law (2005).
Florence A. Grayston, Lambdin P. Milligan--A Knight of the Golden Circle, 43 Indiana Magazine of History (1947).
Alexander J. Groth, Lincoln and the Standards of Presidential Conduct, 22 Presidential Studies Quarterly (1992).
Sherrill Halbert, The Suspension of the Writ of Habeas Corpus by President Lincoln, 2 The American Journal of Legal History (1958).
Gideon M. Hart, Military Commissions and the Lieber Code: Toward a New Understanding of the Jurisdictional Foundations of Military Commissions, 203 Military Law Review (2010).
Timothy S. Huebner, Lincoln versus Taney: Liberty, Power, and the Clash of the Constitutional Titans, 3 Albany Government Law Review (2010).
Harold M. Hyman, A More Perfect Union: The Impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on the Constitution, (1973).
Harold M. Hyman, Lincoln and War Powers: Commentary on Papers by Prof. E. Berwanger and Dr. M. Neely, 10th Annual Lincoln Symposium, Feb. 12, 1983, 5 Papers of the Abraham Lincoln Association (1983).
Harold M. Hyman, The Misery of Historians: Legal History and the Civil War, 69 Law Library Journal (1976).
Jeffrey D. Jackson, The Power to Suspend Habeas Corpus: An Answer from the Arguments Surrounding Ex Parte Merryman, 34 University of Baltimore Law Review (2004).
Ludwell H. Johnson III, Abraham Lincoln and the Development of Presidential War-Making Powers: Prize Cases Revisited, 35 Civil War History (1989).
Darwin Kelley, Lambdin P. Milligan's Appeal for States' Rights and Constitutional Liberty During the Civil War, 66 Indiana Magazine of History (1970).
Darwin Kelley, Milligan's Fight Against Lincoln, (1973).
Andrew Kent, The Constitution and the Laws of War during the Civil War, 85 Notre Dame Law Review (2010).
Samuel Klaus, The Milligan Case - American Trials, (1929).
Frank L. Klement, Clement L. Vallandigham's Exile in the Confederacy, May 25-June 17, 1863, 31 The Journal of Southern History (1965).
Frank L. Klement, The Limits of Dissent: Clement L. Valandigham and the Civil War, (1971).
G. Norman Lieber, What is the Justification of Martial Law?, 163 The North American Review (1896).
Joseph C. Long, Ex Parte Merryman: The Showdown Between Two Great Antagonists: Lincoln and Taney, 14 South Dakota Law Review (1969).
David L. Martin, When Lincoln Suspended Habeas Corpus, 60 American Bar Association Journal (1974).
Brian McGinty, Lincoln and the Court, (2008).
Robert Bruce Murray, Legal Cases of the Civil War, (2003).
Mark E. Neely Jr., The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties, (1991).
Philip Shaw Palludan, The Presidency of Abraham Lincoln, (1994).
Eli Palomares, Illegal Confinement: Presidential Authority to Suspend the Privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus during Times of Emergency, 12 Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal (2002).
Michael Stokes Paulsen, TheMerrymanPower and the Dilemma of Autonomous Executive Branch Interpretation, 15 Cardozo Law Review (1993).
Deborah Perlstein, Contemporary Lessons From the Age-Old Prize Cases: A Comment on the Civil War in U.S. Foreign Relations Law, 53 Saint Louis University Law Journal (2008).
Robert S. Rankin, When Civil Law Fails: Martial Law and its Legal Basis in the United States, (1939).
William H. Rehnquist, All the Laws But One: Civil Liberties in Wartime, (1998).
William H. Riker, Sidney George Fisher and the Separation of Powers During the Civil War, 15 Journal of the History of Ideas (1954).
Clinton Rossiter, The Supreme Court and the Commander in Chief, (1976).
Elwood Earl Sanders Jr., The Essential Importance of Ex Parte Milligan, 26 Whittier Law Review (2005).
Bernard Schwartz, President Lincoln as a Constitutional Lawyer, 67 American Bar Association Journal (1981).
John D. Sharer, Power, Idealism, and Compromise: The Coordinate Branches and the Writ of Habeas Corpus, 26 Emory Law Journal (1977).
Allen Sharp, The Milligan Aftermath: A Celebrity Civil Rights Case, 24 Litigation (1998).
Martin S. Sheffer, Presidential Power to Suspend Habeas Corpus: The Taney-Bates Dialogue and Ex Parte Merryman, 11 Oklahoma City University Law Review (1986).
Martin S. Sheffer, The Judicial Development of Presidential War Powers, (1999).
David M. Silver, Lincoln's Supreme Court, (1956).
Robert M. Spector, Lincoln and Taney: A Study in Constitutional Polarization, 15 The American Journal of Legal History (1971).
Kenneth M. Stampp, The Milligan Case and the Election of 1864 in Indiana, 31 The Mississippi Valley Historical Review (1944).
Frank Sullivan Jr., Indianapolis Judges and Lawyers Dramatize Ex Parte Milligan, a Historical Trial of Contemporary Significance, 37 Indiana Law Review (2004).
Emma Lou Thornbrough, Judge Perkins, the Indiana Supreme Court, and the Civil War, 60 Indiana Magazine of History (1964).
G. R. Tredway, Democratic Opposition to the Lincoln Administration in Indiana, (1973).
Uncredited, A Judicial Revisitation of Kneedler v. Lane: Not So Amazing, 53 American Bar Association Journal (1967).
L. K. Underhill, Jurisdiction of Military Tribunals in the United States over Civilians, 12 California Law Review (1924).
James E. Underwood, Lincoln: A Weberian Meets the Constitution, 34 Presidential Studies Quarterly (2004).
Richard H. Underwood, Not So Great Moments in Trial Advocacy: Clement Vallandigham, 13 Widener Law Journal (2003).
Stephen I Vladeck, Re-Thinking the Prize Cases: Some Remarks in Response to Professor Lee, 53 Saint Louis University Law Journal (2008).
Stephen I Vladeck, The Field Theory: Martial Law, the Suspension Power, and the Insurrection Act, 80 Temple Law Review (2007).
Lewis J. Wertheim, The Indianapolis Treason Trials, the Elections of 1864, and the Power of the Partisan Press, 85 Indiana Magazine of History (1989).
Frank J. Williams, Abraham Lincoln, Civil Liberties, and the Corning Letter, 5 Roger Williams University Law Review (2000).
Frank J. Williams, Judging Lincoln, (2002).
Frank J. Williams, Lincoln's Constitution, (2003).
John Yoo, Lincoln and Habeas: Or Merryman and Milligan and McCardle, 12 Chapman Law Review (2009).