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Uncivil Warriors: The Lawyers' Civil War


" In the Civil War, the United States and the Confederate States of America engaged in combat to defend distinct legal regimes and the social order they embodied and protected. Depending on which side has an argument that one accepted, the Constitution either demanded the Union's continuance or allowed for its dissolution. After the war began, rival legal concepts of insurrection (a civil war within a nation) and belligerency (war between sovereign enemies) vied for adherents in federal and Confederate councils. In a ...

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Uncivil Warriors: The Lawyers' Civil War
2018, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190851767


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