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Habeas Corpus in Wartime: Derek Litvak Interviews Amanda L. Tyler

Historians in the News
tags: books, interviews, legal history, habeas corpus



Derek Litvak is a Ph.D. student in the department of history at the University of Maryland.

Amanda L. Tyler is the Shannon Cecil Turner Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Her areas of research include the federal judiciary, separation of powers, habeas corpus, civil procedures, and the emergency Constitution.

In this interview, Dr. Tyler discusses her new book "Habeas Corpus in Wartime: From the Tower of London to Guantanamo Bay, published by Oxford University Press in 2017. Habeas Corpus in Wartime is a comprehensive history of the writ of habeas corpus in Anglo-America. From its early beginnings, to the English Habeas Corpus Act of 1679, to its suspension during the American Civil War, to WWII internment camps, to the War on Terror, Tyler provides a compelling look at how important the writ has been used during wartime."

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