Book Review: All the Laws But One: Civil Liberties in Wartime Michael B. Brennan precedent in this interesting area of the law. In All the Laws But One,2 Rehnquist describes scenes during civil liberty. I. WARTIME CIVIL LIBERTIES A. Civil War. Apr 06, 2015 · The author, Geoffrey R. Stone, is the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago Law School. An important lesson of American history is that the United States tends to restrict civil liberties excessively in time of war. In some sense, this is understandable, because war breeds fear and fear breeds repression.
ALL THE LAWS BUT ONE: Civil Liberties in Wartime User Review - Kirkus. An enjoyable historical presentation with a frustratingly judicious conclusion. From the chief justice of the US Supreme Court you anticipate authoritative, decisive, even momentous opinions. In this Read full review4/5(1). In All the Laws But One: Civil Liberties In Wartime, Chief Justice William Rehnquist crafts a compelling narrative of civil liberties during times of declared war. Rehnquist devotes two-thirds of the book to the Civil War, presenting that era as the benchmark for later intersections of war and civil liberties.
In All the Laws but One, William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States, provides an insightful and fascinating account of the history of civil liberties during wartime and illuminates the cases where presidents have suspended the law in the name of national security. Abraham Lincoln, champion of freedom and the rights of man, suspended the writ of habeas corpus early in the Civil 4/5(1). In 1862, with the Civil War raging, coins were withdrawn from circulation in the northern states. Private die sinkers made the most of this coin shortage by making copper tokens for merchants. Some tokens had advertisements on them while others bore patriotic symbols or sentiments, but so many were designed to fool people into thinking that the coin they held in their palm was a real U.S. cent.
May 05, 2004 · Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties in Wartime. Known as the law of war, one of its fundamental axioms is that combatants cannot target civilians. That fact most distinguishes today's. All the Laws but One: Civil Liberties in Wartime [William H. Rehnquist] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In All the Laws but One, William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States, provides an insightful and fascinating account of the history of civil liberties during wartime and illuminates the cases where presidents have suspended the law in the name of national Cited by: 114.
Chief Justice William Rehnquist's "All the Laws But One: Civil Liberties in Wartime" is one of those books that doesn't live up to its potential. Rehnquist is a brilliant legal mind but wrote a mediocre, themeless history, focusing almost exclusively on famous Civil War cases (170 of 225 pages are on the Civil War).4.2/5(21). In time of war the laws are silent. --Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. If the fires of freedom and civil liberties burn low in other lands they must be.