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Author: J. G. (James Garfield) Randall
Title: Constitutional problems under Lincoln
Publisher: New York, London, D. Appleton and Company
Subject (keywords, tags): Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Constitutional law -- United States; Constitutional history -- United S


Bibliography: p. 531-548
The Constitution and the war powers -- The legal nature of the Civil War -- The law of treason -- The treatment of confederate leaders -- The power to suspend the habeas corpus privilege -- Military rule and arbitrary arrests -- Martial law and military commissions -- The Indemnity Act of 1863 -- The régime of conquest in occupied districts of the south -- Legal and constitutional bearings of conscription -- The policy of confiscation -- The right of confiscation -- Restoration of captured and confiscated property -- Steps toward emancipation -- Emancipation completed -- State and federal relations during the Civil War -- The partition of Virginia -- The relation of the government to the press -- Summary and conclusion

Contributor: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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