Lincoln and the Court

Lincoln and the Court

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In a meticulously researched and engagingly written narrative, McGinty rescues the story of Abraham Lincoln and the Supreme Court from long and undeserved neglect, recounting the compelling history of the Civil War president's relations with the nation's highest tribunal and the role it played in resolving the agonizing issues raised by the conflict.The ves- sela#39;s owners were British, a fact that might have exempted their ship from cap- ture but for the U.S. district attorneya#39;s ... Lincolna#39;s proclama- tion of April 19 had merely announced his intention a€œto set on foot a block- adea€ of the Southernanbsp;...

Title:Lincoln and the Court
Author:Brian McGinty
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2009-06-30


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