NOTABLE LIBEL CASE A CRIMINAL PROSECUTION OF THEODORE LYMAN JR. BY DANIEL WEBSTER IN THE SUPREME....
Benton, Josiah H., Jr.
Item #: 10476
Pages: , 117p.
Published: Boston; Charles E. Goodspeed; 1985.
Subjects: CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE, COMMUNICATIONS, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Trial of the indictment of Theodore Lyman, Jr., for allegedcriminal libel upon Daniel Webster, Senator of the UnitedStates, in 1828. The trial embraced in its scope thepolitical history of the country during the tumultuousperiod from 1806 to 1816, the Embargo Acts, and theresistance to them, the conduct of the Hartford Convention,the construction of the Federal Constitution, the power ofthe United States to "raise and support armies," and theright of the States to secede from the Union.
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