To Save The Country: A Lost Treatise On Martial Law

July 23, 2019|
To Save The Country: A Lost Treatise On Martial Law by Francis Lieber
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Francis Lieber’s lost Civil War–era manuscript on emergency powers—and only now rediscovered in the National Archives—addresses an important contemporary debate in constitutional law and political philosophy: how much power should an executive have during a state of emergency?
Francis Lieber (1798–1872) was professor at Columbia College who advised Abraham Lincoln on the law of war. G. Norman Lieber (1837–1923), Francis’s son, taught law at West Point. Will Smiley is an assistant professor of humanities at the University of New Hampshire. John Fabian Witt is the Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law ...
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Title:To Save The Country: A Lost Treatise On Martial Law
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:352 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1 in
Published:July 23, 2019
Publisher:Yale University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780300222548

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