Date of Award
Thesis and Dissertation
Master of Arts (MA)
Department of History
This thesis examines the political life of Judge David Davis, his drafting of Ex parte Milligan, and the opinion’s impact on the partisanship and political instability of Reconstruction.
Moreland, John Lewis, "A Law for Rulers and People: David Davis, Ex Parte Milligan, and Constitutional Liberalism During the Civil War Era" (2016). Theses and Dissertations. 587.