Habeas Corpus in America: The Politics of Individual Rights

Habeas Corpus in America: The Politics of Individual Rights

by Justin J. Wert

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780700617630
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 03/16/2011
Series: Constitutional Thinking
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Justin J. Wert is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Oklahoma and recipient of the 2006 American Political Science Association's Edward S. Corwin Award.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Habeas Corpus and History
2. Antebellum Habeas
3. The Reconstruction of Habeas Corpus
4. From the Extraordinary to the Ordinary: 1915-1969
5. Innocence and Guilt: Habeas from Burger to Rehnquist
Conclusion: The Not-So-Great Writ of Liberty
Notes
References
Index

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