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Name: vincent murphy Date: may 13 School: cf tayler Facilitator: 12.02 Suspending Habeas Corpus Introduction: President Lincoln suspended habeas corpus first in Maryland, one of the border states. The suspension was later expanded to include all of the states. So what exactly did this mean? Habeas Corpus 1. Paraphrase the definition for Writ of Habeas Corpus . any of several common-law writs issued to bring a party before a court or judge especially : habeas corpus ad subjiciendum. 2 : the right of a citizen to obtain a writ of habeas corpus as a protection against illegal imprisonment Read: The Suspension Clause of the Constitution (Article I, Section 9, Clause 2), states: “The Privileges of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it. 2. Under what two circumstances may the writ of habeas corpus be suspended according to

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