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Unformatted text preview: United States to suspend the writ of habeas corpus for the public safety. May 27, the Chief Justice issued a writ of attachment, directing United States Marshal Bonifant to produce the body of General Cadwalader on Tuesday, May 28th, "to answer for his contempt in refusing to produce the body of John Merryman." May 28th, the Marshal replied that he proceeded to the fort to serve the writ, that he was not permitted to enter the gate, and that he was informed "there was not answer to his writ." b. II. Legal Questions presented a. b. III. Answers a. IV. Reasons (by ___) a. Form of argument b. Legal doctrines V. Dissent reasons VI. Concurring reasons Notes...
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