Case Briefing Sheet
Directions: Use the chart below to help you prepare to try the case of Mr. Milligan.
Who are you?
- Attorney for Mr. Milligan (arguing NO)
- Attorney for the US (arguing YES)
- Supreme Court Justice (deciding the case)
Constitutional Question: Does the President have the constitutional power to suspend habeas corpus throughout the entire nation, hold Mr. Milligan, and try him a military court?
(Fillable Chart in PDF)