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Ex Parte Milligan at 150: The Constitution & Military Commissions in American Wars on Terror


September 22, 2016 to September 24, 2016

United States

Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Government and Public Service, Political Science, Political History / Studies

Illinois State University is proud to announce a conference to mark the 150th anniversary of ex parte Milligan (1866), sponsored by Illinois State University and the David Davis Mansion on September 22-24, 2016 at the Marriot Hotel, Normal Illinois.

CFP: Center for Civil War Research/Arch Dalrymple III Department of History 2016 Conference on the Civil War, Oct. 6-8

“A Just and Lasting Peace: Reconstruction and the Making of Postwar America”
University of Mississippi

The Center for Civil War Research and the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History at the University of Mississippi seek papers for the 2016 Conference on the Civil War, to be held October 6th through 8th. This conference will be hosted in partnership with the History Department’s annual Porter Fortune Symposium on History. Heather Cox Richardson (Boston College) will deliver the keynote address.