What Court (if any) Decided Ex parte Merryman?—A Correction for Justice Sotomayor (and others)

Seth Barrett Tillman, ‘What Court (if any) Decided Ex parte Merryman?—A Correction for Justice Sotomayor (and others),’ 13(1) BR. J. AM. LEG. STUDIES (forth. circa Mar. 2024) (peer review (advance online publication on SCIENDO);

23 Pages Posted: 20 Jul 2022 Last revised: 3 Aug 2023

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Seth Barrett Tillman

National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) - Faculty of Law

Date Written: July 8, 2022

Abstract

This article explains why it is incorrect to characterize Ex parte Merryman as a decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, or as a decision for the United States Circuit Court for the District of Maryland, or as a decision for the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.

So what court decided Ex parte Merryman (1861)?

Suggested Citation

Tillman, Seth Barrett, What Court (if any) Decided Ex parte Merryman?—A Correction for Justice Sotomayor (and others) (July 8, 2022). Seth Barrett Tillman, ‘What Court (if any) Decided Ex parte Merryman?—A Correction for Justice Sotomayor (and others),’ 13(1) BR. J. AM. LEG. STUDIES (forth. circa Mar. 2024) (peer review (advance online publication on SCIENDO); , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4157572 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4157572

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