Abraham Lincoln and the American Union
Akhil Reed Amar | 2001 U. Ill. L. Rev.
In his Baum Memorial Lecture on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights, Professor Amar pays tribute to one of Illinois's greatest contributions to constitutional liberty, in the person of Abraham Lincoln. In particular, Professor Amar explores Lincoln's multifaceted vision of Union and explains how that vision both protected liberty and reflected Lincoln's Illinois experience.
*Southmayd Professor of Law, Yale Law School