The power of habeas corpus in America : from the King's Prerogative to the War on Terror /
- Publication info:
- Cambridge, [U.K.] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
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- The power of habeas corpus in America : from the King's Prerogative to the War on Terror / Anthony Gregory ; foreword by Kevin R.C. Gutzman.
- Main Author:
- Gregory, Anthony, 1981-
Cambridge, [U.K.] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013
- Item Description:
"The Independent Institute."
- Physical Description:
xi, 420 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-404) and index.
Table of Contents
- Introduction : the power of the writ
- Common law, royal courts
- Parliament and the King
- The Americanization of habeas
- Constitutional counterrevolution
- Fugitive slaves and liberty laws
- Suspension and Civil War
- The writ reconstructed
- Lynch mob justice
- The writ in World War
- Federal activism and retreat
- Mass roundups and ad hoc secret detentions
- Enemy aliens and Bush?s prerogative
- The dance of the Court and the Executive
- Obama?s legal black hole
- The great writ paradox of power and liberty
- A remedy in search of a principle
- The modern detention state and the future of the writ
- Appendix A. Analysis of Hirabayashi v. United States
- Appendix B. Korematsu v. United States
- Appendix C. Analysis of Ex parte Endo
- Appendix D. Analysis of Rumsfeld v. Padilla
- Appendix E. Analysis of Hamdi v. Rumsfeld
- Appendix F. Analysis of Rasul v. Bush
- Appendix G. Analysis of Hamdan v. Rusmfeld
- Appendix H. Analysis of Boumediene v. Bush.