On treason : a citizen's guide to the law
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On treason : a citizen's guide to the law

By Larson, Carlton F.W., author.

Genre History.

Audience All ages

Published 2020 by Ecco, New York City

ISBN 9780062996169

Bib Id 2401640

Edition First edition.

Description xv, 287 pages ; 22 cm

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Leader
02918cam a22005178i 4500
LCCN
2020-034171
ISBN
9780062996169 (hardcover) $27.99
0062996169
9780062996176 (trade paperback) $
0062996177
Call #
345.7302 L
Title
On treason : a citizen's guide to the law
Edition
First edition.
Publication Information
2020 by Ecco, New York City :
Description
xv, 287 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
The English origins of American treason law and the adoption of the Constitution's treason clause -- Benedict Arnold : founding traitor -- What Is "Levying war against the United States"? -- The case of Aaron Burr -- The forgotten crime of treason against a state -- The case of Castner Hanway and the Fugitive Slave Act -- Who is subject to American treason law? -- The unlawful execution of Hipolito Salazar -- The case of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America -- Who are enemies of the United States? -- Tokyo Rose and the World War II radio broadcasters -- What is "Adhering to the enemy, giving it aid and comfort"? -- The requirement of traitorous intent -- Adam Gadahn and the War on Terror.
Summary
"A concise, accessible, and unique guide to the crime of treason, written by the nation's foremost expert on the subject"--
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