Lincoln's Suspension of Habeas Corpus

Allison Hayward ahayward at gmu.edu
Sun Aug 31 11:13:03 PDT 2008


... I think that was an essay question . . .


On Aug 31, 2008, at 1:04 PM, Paul Finkelman wrote:

> yes
>
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>>>> <RJLipkin at aol.com> 08/31/08 10:28 AM >>>
> Was Lincoln's  suspension of habeas corpus necessary in preserving the
> Union? Interpret "necessary" in any way you think appropriate. This  
> is a
> straightforward question--meaning I have no idea what the answer is.
>
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