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On treason : a citizen's guide to the law
2020 by Ecco, New York City :
xv, 287 pages ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
"A concise, accessible, and unique guide to the crime of treason, written by the nation's foremost expert on the subject"--