Civil Liberties During the Civil War

Chief Justice Rehnquist spoke about the constriction of civil liberties during wartime. He used examples of civil liberties lost during the… read more

Chief Justice Rehnquist spoke about the constriction of civil liberties during wartime. He used examples of civil liberties lost during the Civil War, such as the writ of habeas corpus, which prevents people from being detained for any length of time without formal charges, and the trial of conscientious objectors by military courts. close

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Civil Liberties During the Civil War

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Program ID:
76282-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
First Aired:
Nov 09, 1996 | 6:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Nov 10, 1996 | 11:03am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Nov 09, 1996 | 6:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 10, 1996 | 2:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 10, 1996 | 11:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
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