Why Do Congress Use Executive Orders In Congress?
This was necessary at the time since not all states were very supportive of the north. Maryland was a good example there southern support who would act against the union army in various ways. One of this way was to blow up one railroad lines that were giving support to the northern troops. This later be put into effect across all the northern states. Congress allows Lincoln order to become a bill and it was challenged by Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney saying only congress could suspend the writ which they did. (James E. Dueholm, 2008) Yes when it was an order it violated the first