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From Oglethorpe to the Overthrow of the Confederacy: Habeas Corpus in Georgia, 1733-1865


Donald E., Jr. Wilkes


University of Georgia Law School

2011

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 45, pp. 1015-1072, 2011
UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-01

Abstract:     
This Article will provide, for the first time, a comprehensive account of the writ of habeas corpus in Georgia not primarily focused on use of the writ as a postconviction remedy. The Article covers the 132-year period stretching from 1733, when the Georgia colony was established, to 1865, when the Confederate States of America was finally defeated and the American Civil War came to a close.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 59

Keywords: Habeas Corpus, Georgia, Legal History, Constitutional Law, Colonial Period, Civil War

JEL Classification: K19

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Date posted: January 24, 2012 ; Last revised: March 14, 2012

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Wilkes, Donald E., Jr., From Oglethorpe to the Overthrow of the Confederacy: Habeas Corpus in Georgia, 1733-1865 (2011). Georgia Law Review, Vol. 45, pp. 1015-1072, 2011; UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-01. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1990515

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University of Georgia Law School ( email )
Athens, GA 30602
United States

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