Today in legal history: the demise of flogging at sea

On this day (September 28) in 1850, President Millard Filmore signed the 1851 naval appropriations bill, which abolished flogging as a form of punishment in the US Navy. Here, however, is a defense of flogging. See also this short essay on “flogging at sea“.

About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.
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