\vˈalɐndˌɪɡəmz kˈe͡ɪs], \vˈalɐndˌɪɡəmz kˈeɪs], \v_ˈa_l_ɐ_n_d_ˌɪ_ɡ_ə_m_z k_ˈeɪ_s]\
Definitions of VALLANDIGHAM'S CASE
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In 1863 Clement L. Vallandigham, of Ohio, was tried, convicted and imprisoned for uttering opinions disloyal to the Union by a military commission appointed by General Burnside. Vallandigham applied to the Supreme Court to review by certiorari the proceedings of the military commission, claiming to have been unlawfully convicted. The Supreme Court maintained the decision of the commission on the ground that it had no power to review proceedings ordered by a general officer of the United States army.
By John Franklin Jameson
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- A genus of small tapeworms birds and mammals. A genus of Cestoda or tapeworms. A cestode worm order Cyclophyllideae, family Hymenolepinidae, genus Hymenolepis. includes several genera, such as H. Diminuta, occasionally infesting children, and Nana, or the dwarf tapeworm of children. Flavopuncta. See Taenia flavopuncta, under tenia.