Published on August 28, 2014
Habeas Corpus Suspended … With the latest news Lincoln has suspended habeas corpus. Habeas corpus is the right to be charged with a crime and be given a fair trial. Lincoln suspends this to throw people like John Merryman in jail for the entire war without a trail . John Merryman is only one example. He was thrown into jail because he was convinced people away from the Union. Lincoln’s actions were declared unconstitutional.