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Friday, December 6, 2013

The Power of Habeas Corpus in America

Cambridge University Press has recently published, The Power of Habeas Corpus in America: From the King's Prerogative to the War on Terror by Anthony Gregory (KF9011.G74 2013). This book provides an historical overview of Habeas Corpus discussing its common law roots in England as well its history in the United States especially during the civil war, World War I and the war on terror. The law library has recently acquired this book and  has access to the following titles on this subject:

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