Article 1, Section 9, Clause 2

The Privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it.

1.Chambers's Case
2.Habeas Corpus Act, 2, 27 May 1679
3.Opinion on the Writ of Habeas Corpus
4.William Blackstone, Commentaries 3:129--37, 1768
5.Brass Crosby's Case
6.Massachusetts Constitution of 1780, PT. 2, CH. 6, ART. 7
7.New Hampshire Constitution of 1784
8.Records of the Federal Convention
9.Luther Martin, Genuine Information, 1788
10.Debate in Massachusetts Ratifying Convention, 26 Jan. 1788
11.Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, 31 July 1788
12.St. George Tucker, Blackstone's Commentaries 1:App. 290--92, 1803
13.House of Representatives, Suspension of the Habeas Corpus, 26 Jan. 1807
14.Ex parte Bollman & Swartwout
15.William Rawle, A View of the Constitution of the United States 117--19 1829 (2d ed.)
16.Joseph Story, Commentaries on the Constitution 3:§§ 1333--36, 1833