In The Matter Of Color

Author: A. Leon Higginbotham
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Focusing on the actions and attitudes of the courts, legislatures, and public servants in six colonies, Judge Higginbotham shows ways in which the law has contributed to injustices suffered by Black Americans

Race Law And American Society

Author: Gloria J. Browne-Marshall
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415952948
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A. Leon Higginbotham, In the Matter of Color Race & The American Legal
Process: The Colonial Period (New York, Oxford University Press, 1978), 32,
quoting William Goodell, The American Slave Code in Theory and Practice (1853
); reprint. ed., New York: New American Library, 1969, 17. 6. Hening, Statutes, vol
. 2, 270; Higginbotham, In the Matter of Color: Race & the American Legal
Process: The Colonial Period, 36. 7. Ibid. 8. Statutes at Large of South Carolina,
vol. 7, 360 ...

Shades Of Freedom

Author: A. Leon Higginbotham Jr.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190284099
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MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL AND GENERAL COURT OF COLONIAL VIRGINIA
33 (H.R. Mcllwaine ed., 2d ed. 1979) (1924). Id. Id. at 477. See A. LEON
HIGGINBOTHAM, JR., IN THE MATTER OF COLOR: RACE & THE AMERICAN
LEGAL PROCESS: THE COLONIAL PERIOD 32 (1978) [hereinafter IN THE
MATTER OF COLOR]. “The first legislative enactment making reference to blacks
was the statute of 1639,” twenty years after blacks first arrived in Virginia. Id.
Another twenty years ...

African Americans In The Colonial Era

Author: Donald R. Wright
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119133890
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Study of slavery's legal basis in the colonial period surged forward with
publication of two books by A. Leon Higginbotham, In the Matter of Color: Race
and the American Legal Process, I: The Colonial Period (1978), and Shades of
Freedom: Racial Politics and Presumptions of the American Legal Process, II:
Race and the American Legal Process (1996), the latter tracing the “precept” to “
presume, preserve, protect, and defend the ideal of the superiority of whites and
the inferiority of ...

An American Health Dilemma

Author: W. Michael Byrd
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135960488
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In the Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal Process, the Colonial Period
. New York: Oxford University Press, 1978, p. 53. 11.Higginbotham AL. In the
Matter of Color, p. 54. 12. Higginbotham AL. In the Matter of Color: Race and the
American Legal Process, The Colonial Period.NewYork: Oxford UniversityPress,
1978; Reed J. “Scientific Racism.” 1358–1360. InWilson CR, Ferris W, eds.
Encyclopediaof Southern Culture. Chapel Hill: Indian Slavery in Colonial
TheUniversityof ...

The Black Laws In The Old Northwest

Author: Stephen Middleton
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313280169
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15-16; for a discussion on the development of slavery during the Colonial Period
see A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., In the Matter of Color; Race and the American
Legal Process: The Colonial Period (New York: Oxford University Press, 1978). 3.
John C. Hurd, The Law of Freedom and Bondage in the United States (New York:
Negro University's Press, 1968), p. 112; Carter G. Woodson, A Century of Negro
Migration (New York: Russell and Russell, 1969), pp. 5-6; Fred Stephen Crum, ...

The Color Factor

Author: Howard Bodenhorn
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 019938309X
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Hickman, Christine B. “The Devil and the One Drop Rule: Racial Categories,
African Americans, and the U.S. Census.” Michigan Law Review 95.5 (March
1997), 1161–1265. Higginbotham, A. Leon Jr. In the Matter of Color: Race and
the American Legal Process, The Colonial Period. New York: Oxford University
Press, 1978. Higginbotham, A. Leon Jr. Shades of Freedom: Racial Politics and
Presumptions of the American Legal Process. New York: Oxford University Press,
1996.

Sex Love Race

Author: Martha Hodes
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814735568
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... 96–98; Catherine Clinton, The Plantation Mistress: Woman's World in the Old
South (New York: Pantheon, 1982), 204–05, 209–10; A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.,
In the Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal Process; The Colonial
Period (New York: Oxford University Press, 1978), 40–41; and Hodes, White
Women, Black Men, chaps. 2–4. 7. On regional variations in southern attitudes
toward miscegenation, see Williamson, New People, 14–24, 33–42; Jordan,
White over Black, ...

Southern Slavery And The Law 1619 1860

Author: Thomas D. Morris
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807848173
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... race at the center of any study of slave law, and to deny that Southerners gave
much recognition to the humanity of the slave, has been that of A. Leon
Higginbotham Jr. In his 1978 study, In the Matter of Color: Race and the
American Legal Process: The Colonial Period, he tried to show "how the
American legal process was able to set its conscience aside and, by pragmatic
toadying to economic 'needs,' rationalize a regression of human rights for blacks."
But he did not overlook ...

Chinese Immigrants And American Law

Author: Charles McClain
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780815318491
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1 Among the best early work on this subject are D. BELL, RACE. RACISM AND
AMERICAN LAW (2d ed. 1980); R. COVER, JUSTICE ACCUSED:
ANTISLAVERY AND THE JUDICIAL PROCESS (1975); A. HICGINBOTHAM, IN
THE MATTER OF COLOR: RACE AND THE AMERICAN LEGAL PROCESS: THE
COLONIAL PERIOD (1978); R KLUCER, SIMPLE JUSTICE (1975); M. TUSHNET
, THE AMERICAN LAW OF SLAVERY 1810-1860(1981). 1 Wunder, rhe Chinese
and the Courts in ...