Q: In 1866 what did the SCOTUS Rule in Ex Parte Milligan, 71 U.S. 2 Section 98 on National Emergency
A: The case is basically about the right of civilians to be tried in civil courts instead of military courts when civil courts are in session. If this is for a school assignment, you could provide background by discussing some of the other measures taken by President Lincoln during the Civil War - suspending the writ of habeas corpus might be the most well-known one. There's a lot more to it than this, and you will find lots of material to research. Good luck
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