Essays Tagged: "Habeas corpus"

Sheppard v. Maxwell, Warden. 3S4 U.S. 333, S6 S.Ct. 1507, 16 L.Ed.2d 600 (1966)

preme Court, were denied. In 1965, Sheppard hired F. Lee Bailey, who decided to institute a writ of habeas corpus.Question: Was Sheppard denied due process of law by the editorials published by the Cl ...

(2 pages) 106 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Lincoln's use of executive authority during the Civil War "Was Lincoln's use of executive authority during the civil war constitutional?" By: David Aslam

be argued that some of his policies were illegal, they were never morally wrong. His suspension of habeas corpus was, by far, the most controversial but was necessary because of the current situation ... ation was one of the most important steps Lincoln took during the Civil War.Lincoln's suspension of habeas corpus was the most controversial act brought about by his executive authority. Though some p ...

(2 pages) 85 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

How Abraham Lincoln shedded the constitution to become the greatest president the nation has seen.

army beyond its legal limit, and directed government expenditures. Most notably, Lincoln suspended Habeas Corpus so that the Union could hold prisoners without reason. Many of the vocal opponents of ... forgiven as long as the end result is a good one. If President Lincoln had not broken rules such as habeas corpus, the north more than likely would have lost.What is most ironic is that while Lincoln ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

This is an essay about the internment of the men at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and the court proceedings which took place afterward

itution.In the Petitioner's and Plaintiff's claims to the court, Rasul and Petitioners seek Writ of Habeas Corpus, as Odah and Plaintiffs argue that their confinement is in violation of The Alien Tort ... d to dismiss claims under The Alien Tort Claims Act, and treat these cases as petitions for writ of habeas corpus from the aliens detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In viewing the cases, the court turn ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Lincoln: Justified or Tyrant?

anizing the coast blockade. However, his most questionable action was the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus.Habeas corpus is a device used by courts to question the lawfulness of detaining or ho ... tion 2, Clause 9 of the Constitution of the United States states that "the privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in cases of rebellion or invasion the public safet ...

(2 pages) 46 2 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

How successfully did Pitt deal with the impact of the French revolution to 1801?

t in conjunction with other measures, specifically the seditious meetings act and the suspension of Habeas Corpus, this became a necessary policy to uphold.The French Revolution had been a revolution ... as a greater awareness of freedom and rights among the English people. So why then did Pitt suspend Habeas Corpus and do exactly the opposite of what the revolutionaries wanted? Suspension of Habeas C ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers


low bills of attainder,which punish offenders without a trial, and prevent suspension of thewrit of habeas corpus, which requires a detained man to be notified ofthe offense he committed (Gilbert 331) ... ohibited. Such acts include no Bill of Attainder or ex postfacto laws, no suspension of the writ of Habeas Corpus, otherindividual rights that man possesses (Holder 32).Article Two discusses the execu ...

(8 pages) 98 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"Let the Government do its Job" A paper arguing in support of the government in the aftermath of Sep 11th. Touching on the PATRIOT Act, Military Commissions, and Classification of Doc.

this the President has since attained. To get into the whole debate that military commissions deny habeas corpus and/or due process, I need to say that this is false. Habeas and due process are right ... s from any conviction, including to a federal article III appellate court.5 This last one satisfies Habeas which is the right to challenge your captors ability to hold you. To touch on some other unfo ...

(6 pages) 59 0 2.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Guantanamo Bay in Regards to The U.S. Constitution

ion, and that the writs of Habeaus Corpus would be placed in effect for all prisoners. The Writs of Habeas Corpus gives prisoners the chance to detest their unlawful imprisonment, in hopes that they c ... ilty, but more so, whether they are being held illegally. The federal court immediately argued that Habeas Corpus grants placed on the detainees were not relevant because the federal courts lacked jur ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Does the Terrorism Act infringe upon Our human rights?

ks detention for suspected terror affiliates fit in with the European Convention on Human Rights or habeas corpus? Is freedom of liberty limited, and if so, does it not become obsolete or are these pr ... could be argued, that detainees are only suspects, evidence remains pending and so, in keeping with habeas corpus, should have right to liberty. However, at the height of this current war on terrorism ...

(4 pages) 59 2 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Habeas Corpus and War

Running Head: HABEAS CORPUS 1HABEAS CORPUS 7Cassandra A. NixHabeas Corpus and WarPOL201: American National Governm ... ed. A person accused of a crime has right to challenge the legality of the detention. This right is Habeas Corpus and is at the center of debates when it comes to detainees in the war on terror held a ... etainees in the war on terror held at Guantanamo Bay. In this paper I will discuss how the right of habeas corpus plays into the war on terrorism; the rights that Guantanamo detainees should or should ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government